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Lemon Cream Bars

 
One serving costs about $0.23

$0.23 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

36 antipasti,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:7%

Spoonacular Score: 7%

 

Lemon Cream Bars might be just the hor d'oeuvre you are searching for. For 23 cents per serving, this recipe covers 3% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. One serving contains 134 calories, 2g of protein, and 6g of fat. 1 person were impressed by this recipe. Head to the store and pick up almonds, pkt pillsbury plus lemon cake mx, evaporated milk, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes about 45 minutes. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 11%. This score is not so spectacular. Try Lemon Ice Cream Bars, Lemon Cream Bars, and Lemon Cream Cheese Bars for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cups
0.5 cups almonds
almonds
14 oz
14 oz sweetened condensed milk
sweetened condensed milk
3 oz
3 oz cream cheese
cream cheese
1
1  egg
egg
some
some evaporated milk
evaporated milk
1
1  lemon cake mix
lemon cake mix
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps fresh lemon juice
fresh lemon juice
4 tsps
4 tsps lemon peel
lemon peel
0.5 cups
0.5 cups margarine
margarine
0.5 cups almonds
0.5 cups
almonds
14 oz sweetened condensed milk
14 oz
sweetened condensed milk
3 oz cream cheese
3 oz
cream cheese
1  egg
1
egg
some evaporated milk
some
evaporated milk
1  lemon cake mix
1
lemon cake mix
3 Tbsps fresh lemon juice
3 Tbsps
fresh lemon juice
4 tsps lemon peel
4 tsps
lemon peel
0.5 cups margarine
0.5 cups
margarine

Equipment

bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Grease 13x9-inch pan. In large bowl, combine cake mix, margarine and egg at low speed until crumbly. Stir in almonds. Reserve 1 1/2 cups for topping; set aside. Press remaining mixture in bottom of greased pan.
  2. Bake for 10 mintes; cool 5 minutes.
  3. In small bowl, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy. Add remaining filling ingredients; beat at medium speed until smooth. Pour evenly over partially baked crust; sprinkle with reserved topping. Bake for an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until center is set.
  4. Cool completely; cut into bars. Store in refrigerator

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.23
Ingredient
½ cups almonds
14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
3 ounces cream cheese
1 egg
some evaporated milk
1 lemon cake mix
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
4 teaspoons lemon peel
½ cups margarine
Price
$1.28
$2.15
$0.88
$0.24
$0.09
$1.85
$0.31
$0.67
$0.65
$8.10

Tips

Health Tips

  • Make sure your margarine does not contain trans fats! Check the ingredient list for "partially hydrogenated" vegetable oils?these are trans fats. It actually might be better to forgo margarine entirely and stick with butter or olive oil.

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Rumor has it you can freeze whole lemons and grate them while still frozen whenever you want to pump up the lemon flavor in a dish. Next time you have some lemons not getting used, give it a try (and let us know how it goes).

  • The average fresh lemon contains between 2 to 3 tablespoons of lemon juice (just in case you are substituting bottled lemon juice).

  • An average lemon yields about one tablespoon of lemon zest. If you're using a bunch of lemons to make lemonade or something, zest them first and freeze the zest for later.

  • If you find that you're always missing lemon zest, purchase lemon extract and substitute a 1/2 teaspoon extract for every tablespoon zest.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Since pesticide residue is most likely to be stored in the skin/rind, it might be advisable to buy organic lemons if you're using them for zest.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
133 Calories
2g Protein
5g Total Fat
18g Carbs
0% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
133
7%

Fat
5g
9%

  Saturated Fat
1g
12%

Carbohydrates
18g
6%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
11mg
4%

Sodium
158mg
7%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
2g
4%

Phosphorus
89mg
9%

Calcium
73mg
7%

Vitamin B2
0.11mg
7%

Vitamin E
0.79mg
5%

Manganese
0.07mg
4%

Selenium
2µg
4%

Vitamin A
183IU
4%

Folate
13µg
3%

Vitamin B1
0.05mg
3%

Magnesium
10mg
3%

Iron
0.43mg
2%

Vitamin B3
0.43mg
2%

Potassium
72mg
2%

Vitamin B5
0.19mg
2%

Fiber
0.44g
2%

Copper
0.03mg
2%

Zinc
0.24mg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.08µg
1%

Vitamin C
1mg
1%

Vitamin B6
0.02mg
1%

covered percent of daily need

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