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Easy Lemon Bars
Easy Lemon Bars

Easy Lemon Bars

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Cook Minutes 3 Hr
Prep : 15 Min Cook: 2 Hr 45 Min
These Easy Lemon Bars are full of citrus flavour. What's even more amazing is that these Easy Lemon Bars take just 15 minutes to prep.
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32 Servings
Original recipe yields 32 Servings
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1 cup butter, softened
2-1/2 cups granulated sugar, divided
2-1/2 cups flour, divided
1/2 cup boiling water
1 pkg. (85 g) Jell-O Lemon Jelly Powder
6 eggs
zest and juice from 1 lemon
2 Tbsp. icing sugar
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Step 1
Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Beat butter and 1/2 cup granulated sugar in large bowl with mixer until light and fluffy. Gradually add 2 cups flour, mixing well after each addition. Press onto bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of prepared pan. Refrigerate 30 min.
Step 2
Heat oven to 350°F. Bake crust 15 to 20 min. or until lightly browned.
Step 3
Add boiling water to jelly powder in large bowl; stir 2 min. until completely dissolved. Cool 5 min. Add remaining granulated sugar, remaining flour, eggs, lemon zest and juice; whisk until blended. Pour over crust.
Step 4
Bake 25 to 30 min. or just until centre of filling is firm. Cool completely.
Step 5
Refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled. Use foil handles to remove dessert from pan before cutting into bars. Sprinkle with icing sugar just before serving.
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Fun Idea
Sprinkle icing sugar over a doily to create pretty shapes over your bars. If you don't have a doily, make a stencil using a coffee filter. Lay your coffee filter flat, then fold in half to form a semi-circle. Press edges firmly to make a sharp fold, then fold in half again. Fold into thirds, pressing firmly again along the crease. Use scissors to cut along the 2 straight edges, and the rounded outside edge to make your design.
Storage Know-How
Keep refrigerated.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 7 g
Saturated fat 4 g
20 %
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 60 mg
3 %
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugars 19 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin A
4 %
Vitamin C
0 %
0 %
4 %
32 servings, 1 bar each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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