So-Easy Lemon Bars

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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