Lemon Bars with Raspberries

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Ingredients

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup margarine or butter
1 whole egg
1 whole egg white
2/3 cup sugar
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
1 tsp finely shredded lemon peel (set aside)
2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tbsp water
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 cup raspberry
2 tbsp red currant jelly, melted

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350 F

Spray an 8X8X2-inch baking pan with nonstick coating. Set aside. In a small mixing bowl combine the 3/4 cup flour and the 3 tablespoons sugar. Cut in margarine or butter until crumbly. Pat mixture onto the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake in an oven for 15 minutes.

For filling, in a small mixing bowl combine egg and egg white. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed until frothy. Add the 2/3 cup sugar, the 2 tablespoons flour, the lemon juice, water, and baking powder. Beat on medium speed for 3 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in lemon peel.

Pour over hot baked layer in pan. Bake in an oven for 20 to 25 minutes more or until edges are light brown and center is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cut into 9 squares; cut each square diagonally to make a triangle. Top triangles with raspberries. Drizzle with the jelly.

Yield

Serves 18

Cook Time

Prep Time: 15 mins.
Cook Time: 40 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Serves 18
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 99
Calories from Fat: 108

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
18%
Carbohydrates 25g
8%
Dietary Fiber 7g
28%
Saturated Fat 9g
45%
Calories 99kcal
4%
Cholesterol 13mg
4%
Protein 10g
16%
Sodium 38mg
1%
Calcium
0%
Iron
20%
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
11%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.