Lemon Cream Cookie Bars

Lemon Cream Cookie Bars Light lemony bar cookie that is easy to make. You can substitute the oatmeal cookie mix as a variation on this great summer dessert!


Original recipe yields 9 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 45 mins

    TOTAL : 3 hrs 10 mins

    SERVING : 9

    YIELD : 1 8-inch square pan

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch square pan.

  • Pour cookie mix into a bowl and add butter. Mix together using a fork until crumbly. Add egg and mix until well blended. Press 1/2 of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan; reserve remaining mixture for the topping.

  • Bake crust in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine condensed milk, lemon juice, and lemon zest in a bowl and mix well; filling may thicken as it sits.

  • Remove crust from the oven; it will be puffy. Leave oven on. Let crust cool for 10 minutes.

  • Spread lemon filling over the crust in the pan. Top with reserved mixture by crumbling it over the filling.

  • Return pan to the hot oven and bake until lightly browned, about 30 minutes more.

  • Allow to cool completely, about 1 hour. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before cutting into bars and serving.

Per Serving: 501 calories; protein 7.3g; carbohydrates 69.2g; fat 22.4g; cholesterol 71mg; sodium 346.3mg.