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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 24
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 155.5
  • Total Fat: 8.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.3 mg
  • Sodium: 137.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 3.0 g

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MaryJane's Lemon Luscious Low Cal Dessert Bars

Submitted by: MJ-SHE-BEAST
MaryJane's Lemon Luscious Low Cal Dessert Bars

Introduction

You can now make yummy desserts that call for powdered sugar by making your own lower calorie version. Sift together nonfat dry milk, cornstarch, and splenda or stevia for a great tasting powdered sugar substitute. It is so good in this recipe for lemon bars. Try making this easy but decadent tasting dessert today! You can now make yummy desserts that call for powdered sugar by making your own lower calorie version. Sift together nonfat dry milk, cornstarch, and splenda or stevia for a great tasting powdered sugar substitute. It is so good in this recipe for lemon bars. Try making this easy but decadent tasting dessert today!
Number of Servings: 24

Ingredients

    For "powdered sugar":

    1/2 C. non fat dry milk powder
    1/2 C. cornstarch
    1/4 cup splenda (or stevia works well too)

    For Bottom Crust:

    2 C. all purpose flour
    1/2 C. powdered sugar mixture
    1 C. margarine, softened

    For Lemony Top:

    4 large eggs
    2 C. splenda
    1/3 C. lemon juice
    1 T. lemon zest from peel
    1/4 C. all purpose flour
    1/2 t. baking soda


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Directions

Makes 24 bars - Each bar is a 150 calorie treat!

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees F.

Sift together cornstarch, non fat dry milk powder, and 1/4 cup splenda or stevia.

Combine 2 cups of flour with 1/2 cup of your powdered sugar mixture. Add 1 cup of margarine and cut into the dry ingredients with a pastry cutter until crumbly. Press mixture into a lightly oiled 13x9 baking dish. Bake for 25 minutes until lightly browned.

In a bowl, whisk together eggs, 2 cups of splenda, the lemon juice and zest. Add 1/4 cup of flour and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda. Whisk until all ingredients are blended and smooth. Poor mixture over bottom crust and bake for 25 minutes.

Cool completely before cutting into 24 bars. Sprinkle with remaining powdered sugar mixture. Enjoy!

Number of Servings: 24

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MARYJANEFITAT50.






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