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Blueberry-Lemon Bars

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 2 hr 0 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Enjoy these sweet and tangy bars made with blueberry and lemon - a delicious dessert.

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup blueberry preserves
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons lemon juice

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Mix flour, granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon peel in large bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Press mixture in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  • 2 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix preserves and 2 teaspoons lemon peel in small bowl. Spread over hot crust. Bake 5 minutes longer. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Stir powdered sugar and lemon juice in small bowl until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°. Mix flour, granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon peel in large bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender or crisscrossing 2 knives, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Press mixture in ungreased rectangular pan, 13x9x2 inches.
  • 2 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until edges are light golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, mix preserves and 2 teaspoons lemon peel in small bowl. Spread over hot crust. Bake 5 minutes longer. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 4 Stir powdered sugar and lemon juice in small bowl until smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over bars. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
35mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
14g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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