Strawberry-Lemon Shortbread Bars

  • starlight2848 Posted: 05/12/11
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    This is the BEST, so easy. I put it in the freezer so it would cool faster, but these are bar far the best bars I have made in along time.

  • Bella30 Posted: 06/21/11
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    Super easy and very tasty! Makes lots of yummmy bars so may be best for a small get together or you may find yourself eating lots! Top with the garnish for looks but really good without the extra cream and strawberry.

  • Jle111955 Posted: 06/21/11
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    I made one change when I made these. I used raspberry non-sugar preserves rather than the strawberry preserves. One change I will make in the future is, I will decrease the amount of flour in the crust probably to one and one-half cups. The crust came out very thick and "flour-y" tasting. Overall, very easy and very good.

  • jreed8dx Posted: 04/12/12
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    These were so good and got rave reviews from lots of different food type people. Even those who don't like dessert thought they were good. The lemon cream cheese part is nice and tart and a great contrast to the shortbread base. I used Polaner's All Fruit plus Fiber Raspberry spread instead of strawberry preserves. It was good that way, but I would prefer a chunky strawberry layer. I just don't want to use store bought strawberry preserves with all that added sugar.

  • karlene410 Posted: 06/15/12
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    I just made these and got my first taste of the finished product. Very tasty! However, like someone else commented, I may try using a little less flour next time for the crust. The top never really got browned, and was a little soft when I was trying to spread the strawberry preserves on it. However, for finished product it still tastes delicious! I made my own strawberry preserves to use instead of store-bought. There are some super easy recipes out there to do that, and you can just google it. I am taking these to a potluck bbq tonight. Hope everyone enjoys as much as I do!

  • krimo123 Posted: 06/25/12
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    ok ,good

  • HelenStD Posted: 04/10/12
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    Very good, very easy. Could be made with many combinations of flavours. I would like to try apricot and almond, or marmalade with chocolate, or raspberry with hazelnut.

  • LilyCamden Posted: 06/05/13
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    These were a big hit with my extended family but the consensus from the cooks in the family is that less flour would be better for the crust.

  • NancyOrr Posted: 07/28/13
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    Although my attempt doesn't look like the picture, these s cookies are absolutely delicious. I will make these again. I did have to cook them longer than the instructions said. I added ten more minutes so the middle would set, but that was too much time. Next time? I'll try five more minutes.

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