#BackyardBash Recipe: Lemon Bars

These lemon bars were absolutely divine! You can find the original recipe on the Egg Beaters website: Lemon Bars

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}

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*. Combine 1 cup of the flour and 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar in a medium bowl. Cut in Fleischmann’s with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press firmly into bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. Beat Egg Beaters, lemon peel, lemon juice, and the remaining 1/4 cup flour and the remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar with a 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 a tightly covered container in the refrigerator.