Use fresh orange juice and zest instead of lemon for a different flavor profile.

Recipe by Southern Living February 2010

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Recipe Summary

total:
9 hrs 35 mins
Yield:
Makes 8 servings (serving size: 1 bar)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare Crust: Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Add 1 cup flour, beating at low speed until well blended. Press mixture on bottom of an 8-inch square pan coated with cooking spray.

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  • Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, prepare Filling: Process cottage cheese in a food processor 1 minute or until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Add granular sweetener and next 6 ingredients, and process 30 seconds or until well blended. Pour filling over prepared crust.

  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until set. (Edges will be lightly browned.) Cool 30 minutes. Cover and chill 8 hours. Cut into bars. Garnish, if desired.

  • Note: We tested with Whey Low 100% All Natural Gold Brown Sugar Sweetener and Granular Sweetener.

Nutrition Facts

172 calories; fat 8.9g; saturated fat 5.2g; mono fat 2.2g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 6.2g; carbohydrates 45.8g; fiber 0.5g; cholesterol 45.1mg; iron 1mg; sodium 259mg; calcium 70mg.
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