Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Lemon Raspberry Cream Bars

This is raspberry lemonade in a bar!!

Lemon Raspberry Cream Bars

  • 1 box  lemon cake mix
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup raspberry preserves
  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 bag white chocolate chips
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons powdered sugar

Heat oven 350°F Grease bottom of a baking dish.  In large bowl, mix cake mix, butter and eggs with spoon until well blended. With floured fingers, press evenly in pan. Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until light golden brown and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes. Spread evenly with preserves. Cool 30 minutes. In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and milk with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth; set aside.  

In 1-quart saucepan, melt white chocolate over low heat, stirring frequently. Add warm melted white chocolate to cream cheese mixture; beat on medium speed until creamy (mixture may look slightly curdled). Carefully spread over preserves. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until set. Sprinkle powdered sugar over top. For bars, cut into 8 rows by 6 rows. Store covered in refrigerator.

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