You are here: Home » Recipes » Almond Chess Squares Almond Chess Squares Recipe by Relish ContributorKitchen Tested Yield 4 These make a great pick-up dessert. PrintEmail Ingredients 1 (18 1/4-ounce) box light yellow cake mix1 large egg1/2 cup margarine, melted1 tablespoon water1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract, divided1 (8-ounce) package fat-free cream cheese, softened1 (16-ounce) box confectioners' sugar3 large egg whites1 teaspoon butter extract Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. In a large mixing bowl, combine cake mix, egg, margarine, water and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract. Beat by hand until well blended. Pat batter into bottom of baking pan. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar and egg whites until mixture is smooth and creamy. Add remaining teaspoon almond extract and butter extract. Pour over batter in pan. Bake 45 minutes, or until top is golden brown. Let cool in pan on a rack and cut into squares.