Lemon Bars

From READY SET EAT

Featured Brands: FLEISCHMANN’S, EGG BEATERS, REDDI-WIP

Makes 16 servings

 

Enjoy a layer of tangy lemon, layered on top of a flaky crust…perfect for picnics, lunch boxes, or a potluck.

INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 cup granulated sugar, divided
1/3 cup FLEISCHMANN’S Original-stick
1/2 cup EGG BEATERS Original
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/4 cup lemon juice
Confectioners’ sugar, optional

REDDI-WIP Fat Free Dairy Whipped Topping, optional

Fresh raspberries, optional

Sprig of mint, optional

 

DIRECTIONS

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine 1 cup of the flour and 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar in medium bowl. Cut in FLEISCHMANN’S with pastry blender, or 2 knives, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

2.Beat EGG BEATERS, lemon peel, lemon juice, the remaining 1/4 cup flour, and the remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar with wire whisk until well blended. Pour over crust.

3.Bake 15 minutes, or until center is set. Cool completely on wire rack. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar, if desired. Cut into 16 bars to serve. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

 

TIP: For an upscale presentation, plate a lemon bar and garnish with REDDI-WIP Fat Free Dairy Whipped Topping, fresh raspberries, and a sprig of mint.

 

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