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5-Ingredient Lemon Bars

5-Ingredient Lemon Bars
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 55 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 12

These creamy, tart lemon bars call for just five simple ingredients and 10 minutes to prep thanks to an easy sugar cookie crust. ...MORE+ LESS-

Erin Erin
October 16, 2017

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
2
to 3 teaspoons lemon zest and 1/2 cup lemon juice (from 3 medium lemons)
4
eggs
1/4
cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2
cups powdered sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F.
  • 2
    Break up cookie dough in ungreased 9-inch square pan; press evenly in pan. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven to cooling rack; cool 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat lemon zest, lemon juice, eggs, flour and powdered sugar with whisk, until well mixed. Pour over partially baked cookie crust.
  • 4
    Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until set. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Feeding a crowd? Double the recipe and bake in a 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish.
  • Use Key lime juice instead of lemon and turn these into Key Lime Bars.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
150mg
6%
Potassium
35mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
28g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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