Lemon Creme Bars

Lemon Creme Bars

Oatmeal cookie mix jump-starts the crust to a classic homemade lemon bar.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

25

bars

1/2
cup cold butter
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® oatmeal cookie mix
1
egg
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4
cup lemon juice
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray bottom of 8-inch square pan with cooking spray.
  2. In large bowl, cut butter into cookie mix, using fork or pastry blender. Stir in egg until mixture is crumbly. Press half of cookie mixture into bottom of pan; bake 15 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, stir condensed milk, lemon peel and lemon juice until thick. Spread over baked crust. Crumble remaining cookie mixture over top. Bake about 25 minutes longer or until light golden brown. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until set. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 25 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Did You Know
You'll need 2 medium lemons to get 1/4 cup juice.
Special Touch
Cut bars into bite-size squares and serve in mini paper cups.
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Use fresh lemon juice for the best lemon flavor.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 60),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 125mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 25g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 3g;
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:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.