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White Chip Lemon Bars

White Chip Lemon BarsA buttery shortbread crust is topped with a lemon filling studded with white chips.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour - divided use
1 cup granulated sugar - divided use
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Premier White Chips
2 large eggs, slightly beaten
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon peel
Powdered sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup granulated sugar in medium bowl; cut in butter with two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Press mixture onto bottom of 9-inch square baking pan.
  4. Bake 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven; sprinkle white chips over top.
  5. Stir together eggs, lemon juice, lemon peel, remaining 1/4 cup flour and remaining 3/4 cup sugar in medium bowl; carefully pour over chips and crust.
  6. Bake 15 minutes or until set. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack; sift powdered sugar over top. Cool completely in pan on wire rack; cut into bars.

Makes about 36 bars.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Hershey Kitchens, and reprinted with permission of The Hershey Company. © The Hershey Company.