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Lemon Bars

Prep time 7 mins
Cook time 43 mins
Yield 16 bars.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie stick margarine
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup fat-free egg substitute
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 110
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 2.4 g
  • satfat 0.3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.6 g
  • carbohydrate 21.3 g
  • fiber 0.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 46 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, and lemon rind. Cut in margarine with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press mixture into a 9-inch square pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18 minutes.

  2. Combine 1 cup sugar, egg substitute, and lemon juice, stirring well with a wire whisk. Pour over baked crust. Bake 25 additional minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

  3. Sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon powdered sugar. Cut into 16 bars. Store in an airtight container.

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