Cookie Mix Lemon Bars

Cookie Mix Lemon Bars

Start with a Betty Crocker® cookie mix and turn out delectable homemade bars in no time!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:50

Hrs:Mins

Makes

24

bars

Crust
1
pouch (1 lb.1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
2
tablespoons Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup cold butter
Filling
4
egg yolks
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
tablespoon Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
Grated peel of 1 lemon (about 2 teaspoons)
1/3
cup fresh lemon juice
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom only of 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, stir cookie mix and 2 tablespoons flour. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Press mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix egg yolks, condensed milk, 1 tablespoon flour, the lemon peel and lemon juice with whisk. Pour over hot crust. Bake 18 to 20 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool on cooling rack 1 hour. Cover; refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
  4. Sprinkle bars with powdered sugar. Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If desired, garnish each bar with a few fresh blueberries.
Bars can be frozen, tightly wrapped, up to 3 months.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 190
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 110mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.