Lemon-Glazed Pistachio Bars

Enjoy these pistachio bars made using Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies – a perfect dessert to serve at party.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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