Sunny Lemon Bars

Sunny Lemon Bars

Who would have guessed a pouch of sugar cookie mix got these bars off to a deliciously sweet start?

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Crust
1
pouch (1 lb 1.5 oz) Betty Crocker® sugar cookie mix
1/2
cup butter or margarine (1 stick), softened
Filling
4
eggs, slightly beaten
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup fresh lemon juice (1 large lemon)
Topping
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat crust ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press mixture evenly. Bake about 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in same large bowl, stir together filling ingredients except lemon juice. Stir in lemon juice. Pour mixture over warm crust.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until top is light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
After dusting with powdered sugar, sprinkle with a little colored sugar for a festive touch.
Success
Flour hands or place a plastic sandwich bag over hand when pressing crust in pan.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 130
    • (Calories from Fat 40),
  • Total Fat 4 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 105mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 21g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 15g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 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 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.