Easy Lemon Bars

Recipe By: Peggy   Photo By: Peggy
The bars are great and easy to make hope you like them.
  • Prep: 20 Minutes
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  • Cook: 30 Minutes
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  • Total: 50 Minutes
  • 1 (18.25 ounce) package lemon cake mix with pudding
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Pour cake mix into a large bowl. Add the egg and oil; mix until well blended. Mixture will be slightly dry. Reserve one cup for the topping, and pat the rest into an ungreased 9x13 inch pan.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Set aside to cool. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with the sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Spread the mixture evenly over the baked crust. Crumble the reserved cake mix mixture over the top.
  4. Bake for an additional 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until filling is set and the topping is lightly toasted. Cool before cutting into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.
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Reviewed By: Dee
Just made these for my Grandkids as an after school snack...they LOVED them, as did hubby when he got home! Thanks for sharing:-)
Reviewed By: slstone
These are very very good. I took the suggestion of others and doubled the filling recipe. Also used three tablespoons of lemon juice. Sooooooo good!
Reviewed By: Suzann
OMG, I love these. So easy! I didn't want to tell the girls at work that I made them from a cake mix.