Strawberry-filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

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Strawberry-filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Jamallah Bergman

By
@pmyodb1

These bars are like biting into a little bit of heaven on earth.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
32 bars
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients

BASE

1 pkg
lemon or yellow cake mix with pudding in it
1/2 c
margarine or butter,softened
1/2 c
finely chopped almonds
1 c
strawberry preserves or jelly

FILLING

1 pkg
(8oz) cream cheese,softened
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp
salt
1
egg
1/2 c
frozen concentrated margarita mix,thawed

Step-By-Step

1Heat oven to 350. Grease 13x9 inch pan. Place cake mix in large bowl. With pastry blender or fork, cut in margarine until crumbly. Add almonds;mix well. Reserve 1 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of greased pan. Stir preserves until smooth; carefully spread over base.
2In same bowl, combine cream cheese,sugar,flour,salt and egg; beat until well blended. Add margarita mix; beat at low speed until blended. Carefully pour filling over base. Sprinkle reserved base mixture over filling.
3Bake at 350 for 35 to 45 minutes or until edges begin to brown and center is set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy