Lemony Cream Cheese Bars

“Anytime I can take a recipe that has been handed down two generations and lighten it up while keeping the delicious flavour memories intact, I’m a happy girl.” —Patti Lavell, Islamorada, Florida

Lemony Cream Cheese BarsPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
2dozen 15minutes 25minutes + cooling
Servings Prep Time
2dozen 15minutes
Cook Time
25minutes + cooling
Portions: dozen
Portions: dozen
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine cake mix, 1/4 cup egg substitute and oil; mix until blended. Reserve 1/2 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture onto bottom of a 13x9-in. baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake 11-13 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Add remaining egg substitute; beat on low speed just until blended. Spread over crust. Crumble reserved topping over filling.
  3. Bake 11-13 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool on a wire rack 1 hour. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 bar: 149 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 190mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fibre), 3g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch.