So-Easy Lemon Bars

Convenient refrigerated sugar cookies make quick work of homemade lemon bars. Lime or orange anyone?

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 36
 

Ingredients

1
roll Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
4
eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
2
tablespoons all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel (2 medium)
1/3
cup fresh lemon juice (2 medium)
1
to 2 tablespoons powdered sugar

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk or fork until well blended. Beat in granulated sugar, flour and butter until well blended. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Pour mixture over warm crust.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. With knife dipped in hot water, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased 13x9-inch pan, break up cookie dough. With floured fingers, press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk or fork until well blended. Beat in granulated sugar, flour and butter until well blended. Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Pour mixture over warm crust.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 30 minutes longer or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. With knife dipped in hot water, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.

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Convenient refrigerated sugar cookies make quick work of homemade lemon bars.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
110
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
17g
17%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
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 Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.