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Easy Lemon Cheese Bars

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

4 dozen

These tart crunchy lemon bars are a hit at family picnics, church suppers and in field lunches. They're easy to bake and carry.

Ingredients

  • 1 package yellow cake mix (regular size)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 1 egg and oil; stir until crumbly. Set aside 1 cup for topping. Press remaining mixture into an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  2. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes. In another bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice and remaining egg until fluffy. Spread over cake. Sprinkle with reserved cake mixture. Bake 15 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 84 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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