Lemon-Cranberry Bars

Enjoy these citrus and berry flavored bars made using Pillsbury® Refrigerated Sugar Cookies - an elegant dessert!

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1/2
(18-oz.) pkg. Pillsbury® Refrigerated Sugar Cookies
1
egg yolk
1
egg
1/2
cup sugar
1
teaspoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3
tablespoons butter
32
sweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Break up cookie dough into ungreased 8-inch square pan. Press dough in bottom of pan to form crust.
  • 2 Bake at 350°F. for 12 to 17 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine egg yolk and egg; beat well. Set aside.
  • 4 In medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, lemon peel, lemon juice and butter. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently until butter is melted. Remove from heat. Gradually add mixture to eggs, beating constantly with wire whisk. Return mixture to saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
  • 5 Remove crust from oven. Pour lemon mixture over partially baked crust; spread to within 1/4 inch of edges.
  • 6 Return to oven; bake an additional 10 minutes. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Garnish each bar with 2 cranberries.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    130
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    85mg
    85%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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