Lemon Cream Pie Bars Recipe

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Eleanor Reynolds Modified: March 24, 2022
Lemon Cream Pie Bars Recipe

How To Make Lemon Cream Pie Bars

When life gives you lemons, make these lemon cream pie bars. All the flavors of a classic pie in bite-sized bars. Add some whipped topping for good measure.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Cool Time: 3 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsfinely crushed graham cracker crumbsfrom 11½ full sheets
  • 7tbspbuttermelted, salted
  • tbspgranulated sugar
  • cupssweetened condensed milk
  • ¼cupheavy cream+ 2 tbsp
  • 5largeegg yolks
  • 1pinchsalt
  • 1tsplemon zest
  • cuplemon juicefresh

For Whipped Topping:

  • 1cupheavy cream
  • 3tbspgranulated sugarto taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Butter an 8-inch by 8-inch baking dish. In a mixing bowl, whisk together graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar until the mixture is evenly moistened.

  3. Press mixture into an even layer in a prepared baking dish.

  4. Bake for 11 minutes in a preheated oven. Remove from oven and cool for about 30 minutes.

  5. To a large mixing bowl, add sweetened condensed milk, ¼ cup + 2 heavy cream, egg yolks, salt, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Whisk mixture until well blended.

  6. Pour into cooled crust and bake in the preheated 350 degrees F oven for about 28 to 30 minutes, or until edges appear set and the middle is still slightly jiggling.

  7. Cool at room temperature for 1 hour, then cover with plastic wrap and chill for 3 to 4 hours, until set.

  8. Cut into bars and top with whipped cream just before serving.

  9. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Topping:

  1. In a mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer (or stand mixer), whip heavy cream on high speed until soft peaks form.

  2. Add sugar and continue to whip until stiff peaks form.

  3. Store in refrigerator or use within several hours of preparing.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 348.90kcal
  • Fat: 22.85g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.11g
  • Trans Fat: 0.34g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.58g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.88g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.43g
  • Fiber: 0.21g
  • Sugar: 28.14g
  • Protein: 5.21g
  • Cholesterol: 141.63mg
  • Sodium: 121.98mg
  • Calcium: 144.77mg
  • Potassium: 192.23mg
  • Iron: 0.55mg
  • Vitamin A: 213.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.60mg
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