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Oatmeal-Lemon Crème Bars

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Oatmeal-Lemon Crème Bars
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 1 hr 20 min
  • Servings 25
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Oatmeal cookie mix jump-starts the crust to a classic homemade lemon bar.
Updated Feb 15, 2015

Ingredients

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You'll need 2 medium lemons to get 1/4 cup juice.
  • tip 2
    Cut bars into bite-size squares and serve in mini paper cups.
  • tip 3
    Use fresh lemon juice for the best lemon flavor.

Nutrition

170 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 3g Protein, 25g Total Carbohydrate, 17g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
60
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
125mg
5%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
17g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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