Raspberry Lemon Bars

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by MarieRynr

These delicious lemon bars are wonderfully tart with a novel addition of a raspberry layer which goes perfectly well. We love them.

Top Review by Marz

These bars are great for those who love lemon. I did not have much luck cutting the bars up after they baked. I followed the instructions and even let them stay overnight in the fridge before cutting. They kinda fell apart and it was a bit messy. I also felt the bottom layer was a bit too chunky, but that is just my opinion. If you are not much of a lemon fan, but would like just a faint lemon taste cut out the extract!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and spray a 9- inch square pan with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Combine all the ingredients for the crust in a medium bowl and stir with a wooden spoon until a soft dough forms.
  3. Press evenly into the prepared pan.
  4. Chill for 10 minutes.
  5. Bake the crust for 15 minutes, then let cool in the baking pan for 15 minutes.
  6. Combine all the ingredients for the lemon topping in a bowl and whisk until blended.
  7. Spread the raspberry preserved evenly over the baked crust.
  8. Pour the lemon topping over the raspberry layer.
  9. Place in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.
  10. Lower the oven temperature to 325°F and bake for 20-25 minutes longer, or until the topping is set.
  11. Transfer the pan to a wire rack and let cool completely.
  12. Refrigerate for at least 1 1/2 hours before cutting.
  13. Store at room temperature, or in the refrigerator if you prefer chilled squares.

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