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Old Fashioned Lemon Bars
Source: Marlene Koch's Eat What You Love

A classic holiday cookie bar made sugar-free with lemon and Splenda.

Rating:
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 16 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 107.0
Total Carbs 15.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 3.8 g
Total Fat 3.4 g
Saturated Fat 0.7 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 49.1 mg
Protein 2.3 g
Sodium 82.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 Fat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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Servings
Ingredients

Crust
0 1/2 cup  white whole wheat flour
0 1/2 cup  white all purpose flour
0.3333 cup  SPLENDA┬« No Calorie Sweetener, granulated
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0 1/4 tsp  low sodium baking powder
4 tbsp  Margarine, hard
2 tbsp  low fat buttermilk

Topping
2 each  raw large eggs
1 each  egg whites
3 tbsp  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 cup  SPLENDA┬« Sugar Blend for Baking
0.6667 cup  fresh lemon juice
0.3333 cup  low fat buttermilk
1 tbsp  fresh lemon peel
2 tsp  powdered sugar
Directions
Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch square pan with nonstick baking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together first five ingredients (flour, Splenda, salt, and baking powder). Cut in margarine or butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle buttermilk over mix and blend.
  3. Press onto the bottom of the prepared pan. Chill for 15 minutes and then bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Topping
  1. While crust is baking, prepare topping. In a large bowl, beat eggs and egg white with 3 Tbsp flour and 1/2 cup of Splenda or Splenda/Sugar blend. Beat in 1/3 cup buttermilk, lemon juice, and zest. Pour over hot crust.
  2. Turn oven down to 350 degrees F, and bake bars an additional 18-20 minutes or until top is set. Cool completely.
  3. Just prior to serving, dust with powdered sugar if desired.

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