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Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Bars

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 1 hr 20 min total time
  • 8 ingredients
  • 36 servings
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Enjoy these pistachio bars made using Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies – a perfect dessert to serve at party.

Ingredients

Bars

1
roll (18 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/4
cup finely chopped pistachio nuts
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour

Glaze and Garnish

1
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon finely chopped pistachio nuts, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark pan). Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup nuts, the lemon peel, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and the flour until well blended. Place dough in pan; with floured fingers, press dough evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 21 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice until smooth and desired consistency. Spread glaze evenly over bars. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon nuts. Let stand until glaze is set, about 10 minutes.
  • 5 Use foil to lift bars from pan. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store in tightly covered container.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark pan). Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in 1/4 cup nuts, the lemon peel, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and the flour until well blended. Place dough in pan; with floured fingers, press dough evenly in pan.
  • 3 Bake 17 to 21 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice until smooth and desired consistency. Spread glaze evenly over bars. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon nuts. Let stand until glaze is set, about 10 minutes.
  • 5 Use foil to lift bars from pan. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

For a special occasion, cut these lemony bars into small squares and serve them in foil or paper candy cups.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
30
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
4%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
12g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
8g
8%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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