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Lighter lemon Bars

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Weight Watcher Bars
Serving one bar 6 points

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
  • 2 tsp cold water
  • Topping
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp confectioners' sugar
  • 1 pint fresh raspberries

Details

Preparation

Step 1

1. Preheat oven to 400. Coat a 9 inch square backing pan with non stick spray.
2. To make crust, stir together flour, sugar, salt, and lemon zest in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle with butter and water; press d ought with a fork until small clumps form and mixture is moist. Press into a bottom of pan;bake until crust begins to brown, 10-12 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool. Reduce oven temperature to 350.
3. Meanwhile, prepare topping. Stir together egg yolks, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.
4. In another large bowl, beat egg whites with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
5. Gently fold egg whites into yolk mixture until. Combines; pour over crust and bake 20 minutes. Let cool. Completely before slicing into 12 pieces . Sprinkle with powdered sugar and raspberries before serving.



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