Lemon-Raspberry Bars

Baked crust layered with jelly and topped with raspberry gives you delicious citrusy bars - perfect dessert for a crowd.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 30

Ingredients

Crust

1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup powdered sugar
3/4
cup margarine or butter

Filling

1/3
cup raspberry jelly, melted
4
eggs
1 1/2
cups sugar
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
teaspoon baking powder
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
3
tablespoons lemon juice

Topping

1/2
cup powdered sugar
1/8
teaspoon almond extract
1
to 2 teaspoons milk
30
fresh raspberries
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with nonstick cooking spray. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In large bowl, combine flour and remaining crust ingredients; with pastry blender or fork, mix until crumbly. Press mixture evenly in bottom of sprayed pan. Bake at 350°F. for 15 minutes.
  • 2 Remove pan from oven. Drizzle melted jelly over partially baked crust; carefully spread evenly. In large bowl, beat eggs. Add all remaining filling ingredients; mix well. Pour over warm crust.
  • 3 Return to oven; bake an additional 20 to 28 minutes or until top is light golden brown and center is set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.
  • 4 Cut into 30 squares. In small bowl, combine 1/2 cup powdered sugar, almond extract and enough milk for desired consistency. Spoon about 1/4 teaspoon topping mixture in center of each bar. Top each with raspberry. Refrigerate until serving time. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    140
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    75mg
    75%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    22g
    22%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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