Lisa's Jean Bars

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Pamela

I adopted this recipe from the Recipezaar account as I am always on the look out for make ahead desserts. This is the original introduction: "This is a recipe that has been a fave in our family. They got their name because they are so good that they are 'guaranteed to make your jeans fit tighter'. Cheesy saying, I know, but they are really good!(= Hope you enjoy them too!"

Top Review by Starluvsky

These were good. I made the recipe as written. I think the filling was great but the crust needed something more, but the frosting rocked.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut margarine into flour and sugar until crumbly.
  3. Press into bottom of 9x13 pan.
  4. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Cool on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  6. In large bowl, combine all filling ingredients; mix well.
  7. Spread over partially baked crust.
  8. Return to oven and bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Cool completely.
  10. In small bowl, blend all frosting ingredients until creamy and spread over bars.

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