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strawberry-filled lemon cream cheese bars

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Jamallah Bergman
Atlanta, GA

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

(1 rating)
yield 32 bars
prep time 30 Min
cook time 2 Hr 15 Min

Ingredients For strawberry-filled lemon cream cheese bars

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

How To Make strawberry-filled lemon cream cheese bars

  • 1
    Heat 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.
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Bake 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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