Shortbread Lemon Bars Recipe

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Shortbread Lemon Bars
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  1. In a food processor, combine the flour, confectioners' sugar, and lemon and orange peel. Add butter; cover and process until mixture forms a ball.
  2. Pat into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until set and the edges are lightly browned.
  3. In a large bowl,combine all the filling ingredients. Pour over hot crust. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until set and lightly browned.
  4. In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients. Spread over filling.
  5. Bake 7-9 minutes longer or until topping is set. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate overnight. Cut into bars just before serving. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 3 dozen.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 172.59 Kcal (723 kJ)
Calories from fat 40.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.49g 7%
Cholesterol 28.91mg 10%
Sodium 8.94mg 0%
Potassium 28.48mg 1%
Total Carbs 30.16g 10%
Sugars 10.91g 44%
Dietary Fiber 0.04g 0%
Protein 2.31g 5%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 2%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Calcium 12.8mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 289.98 Kcal (1214 kJ)
Calories from fat 67.94 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.55g 7%
Cholesterol 48.57mg 10%
Sodium 15.01mg 0%
Potassium 47.85mg 1%
Total Carbs 50.68g 10%
Sugars 18.34g 44%
Dietary Fiber 0.07g 0%
Protein 3.88g 5%
Vitamin C 2.2mg 2%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Calcium 21.5mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 3.8
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium

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