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Cream Cheese Lemon Bars - Recipe

Moist and full of flavor, these lemon bars are a spring classic. Lemon zest and lemon juice provide a fresh lemony flavor to these lemon bars. This easy bar recipe is just one of many you will find on our site.
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Cream Cheese Lemon Bars Recipe
  • In a mixing bowl, blend dry cake mix, butter, and 1 egg.
  • Press into a 9 x 13 pan, ungreased.
  • Beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  • Gradually blend in the powdered sugar.
  • Stir in lemon peel and lemon juice until smooth.
  • Reserve 1/2 cup of this mixture and refrigerate it for later use.
  • Beat the remaining 2 eggs, add the vanilla, and then beat this mixture into the remaining cream cheese mixture until well blended.
  • Spread over the cake mixture.
  • Bake at 350° until set, approximately 25 to 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • Spread the reserved cream cheese mixture onto the bars.
  • Refrigerate until firm; then cut into squares and serve.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Container: 9 x 13 baking pan and a mixing bowl
Servings: 20
-1 box lemon cake mix
-1/3 cup butter or margarine - softened
-1 egg
-8 ounces cream cheese - softened
-1 cup powdered sugar
-1/2 lemon - grated
-2 tablespoons lemon juice or 1/2 fresh squeezed lemon
-2 eggs
-1 teaspoon vanilla