Strawberry-filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Strawberry-filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman

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@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

How to Make Strawberry-filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

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.

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About Strawberry-filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy