Power-Packed Lemon Bars

Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook shares a recipe! Power-packed with extra protein, these easy-mix lemon bars make a great snack or dessert.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 55 min
  • Servings 16

1
package Betty Crocker™ Sunkist® lemon bar mix
3
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel
1/2
cup vanilla-flavored protein powder
1
container (8 ounces) fat-free cholesterol-free egg product
Powdered sugar, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. Press Ready-Mixed Crust (dry) from lemon bar mix in bottom of square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2 Add enough water to lemon juice to equal 1/2 cup. Place Filling Mix from lemon bar mix, lemon peel and protein powder in large bowl. Stir in egg product and lemon juice mixture with wire whisk until smooth. Pour filling over hot crust.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until top just begins to brown and center is set. Cool completely, about 2 hours. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. For 16 bars, cut into 4 rows by 4 rows.

Expert Tips

Betty Crocker joined with oncologists, a nutrition expert and cancer patients to bring you easy, nutritious recipes in this special book.

One medium lemon will give you 2 to 3 tablespoons juice and 1 1/2 teaspoons grated peel.

Find vanilla-flavored protein powder at health food or nutrition stores or in the natural-foods section of large supermarkets.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
10 mg
10 %;
Sodium
60 mg
60 %;
Total Carbohydrate
28 g
28 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.