Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Dessert ready in less than an hour! Enjoy this lemon bar recipe made using Bisquick Heart Smart® mix.

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1 1/2
cups Bisquick Heart Smart® mix
cup graham cracker crumbs
cup packed brown sugar
cup butter or margarine
cup lemon curd
oz 1/3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish. In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, graham cracker crumbs and brown sugar. Cut in butter using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until crumbly. Set aside.
  2. In small bowl, mix lemon curd and cream cheese until blended.
  3. In pan, press 2/3 of crumb mixture. Spread cream cheese mixture over crumbs to within 1/4 inch of edge. Top with remaining crumb mixture, pressing gently into filling.
  4. Bake 23 to 27 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool completely. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 5 rows. Store in refrigerator.
Makes 30 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Quick Tip:
After mixing the lemon curd and cream cheese together, taste it for the lemon flavor. If you like a zestier lemon flavor, add grated lemon peel.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 13g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.