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easy sweet and lemony lemon bars

(1 rating)
Recipe by
sherry monfils
worcester, MA

I got this recipe from my mom who got it from a original cookie recipe, which she then made into a bar recipe. Clever, wasn't she?

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For easy sweet and lemony lemon bars

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened slightly
  • 1
    pouch betty crocker oatmeal cookie mix
  • 1 lg
  • 1
    14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp
    lemon peel
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice

How To Make easy sweet and lemony lemon bars

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350. Spray a 8" square baking pan w/ cooking spray.In lg bowl, cut butter into cookie mix w/ a fork. Stir in egg until crumbly.
  • 2
    Press 1/2 of mix into bottom of baking pan. Bake 15 min, or until light brown. In another bowl, stir condensed milk, lemon peel and lemon juice until thick and smooth. Spread mix over baked crust.
  • 3
    Crumble remaining cookie mix over lemon mix. Bake 25 min, or until light brown on top. Cool, cut into bars. Refreshing!

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