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Lemon Crumb Bars

 Lemon Crumb Bars
“I'm always looking for a great new cookie or bar to try, but I often return this tried-and-true recipe,” says Anna Miller of Quaker City, Ohio. “My husband loves the combination of sweet and salty!”
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling


  • 1 package lemon cake mix (regular size)
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups crushed saltines (about 60 crackers)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice


  • In a large bowl, beat the cake mix, butter and egg until crumbly.
  • Stir in cracker crumbs; set aside 2 cups for topping.
  • Press remaining mixture into a 13x9-in. baking dish coated with
  • cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until edges are
  • lightly browned.
  • In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks, milk and lemon juice. Pour over
  • crust; sprinkle with reserved topping. Bake 20-25 minutes longer or
  • until edges are lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into bars.
  • Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 bar equals 153 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 244 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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Lemon Crumb Bars (continued)

Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.