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Lemon Blondie Bars

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 12

These sweet, tart blondies call for just five ingredients and an optional three-ingredient glaze. MORE+ LESS-

Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts
September 20, 2016


roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
cup powdered sugar
cup all-purpose flour
to 3 large lemons (1/3 cup juice and 1 teaspoon grated peel)
whole egg plus 1 egg yolk


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square pan with cooking parchment paper, foil, or generously spray with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, break up 1 roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookie dough. Add 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, 1/3 cup lemon juice, 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel and 1 whole egg plus 1 egg yolk; stir until well mixed. Pour into pan.
  • 3
    Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out mostly clean. Remove from oven to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 45 minutes. For bars, cut into 4 rows by 3 rows.

Expert Tips

To create an easy glaze, stir together 1 cup powdered sugar and the juice from 1 lemon. Add water, up to about a tablespoon, to get desired consistency. Pour over cooled bars.

Feeding a crowd? Double the recipe and bake in a 13x9-inch pan.

Use Key lime juice and lime peel instead of lemon to turn these into Key Lime Blondie Bars.

Nutrition Information

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