Cool Lemon Bars
Ingredients for "cookie" bottom:
* 1 cup Carbquik Bake Mix*
* 1 stick (1/4 lb) unsalted butter, softened
* 1/4 cup Splenda*
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Put all ingredients in food processor and process in pulses until crumbly. Press into a greased 9x13x2 cake pan. Bake 15 minutes or until just browned. Allow to cool while you prepare filling.
Ingredients for filling layer #1:
* 4 eggs
* 1 cup Splenda*
* 5 Tablespoons lemon juice
* 1 tsp lemon zest (grated lemon rind)
* 1/2 pkg Lemon flavor gelatin
* 2 Tablespoons water
Beat these ingredients together well. Pour over slightly cooled crust and put back in oven for 30 minutes or until set (watch carefully — ovens vary!) Cool completely. Then mix...
Ingredients for filling layer #2:
* 4 Tablespoons Splenda*
* 3 oz cream cheese
* 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
Blend all ingredients for final layer well, and drizzle over bars. Refrigerate and cut into squares and enjoy!
Makes 24 3"x1 1/2" bars. 3 grams net carbs per square.