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Lemon Raspberry Bars

Lemon Raspberry BarsThe flavors of fresh lemon and raspberry give these cookie bars an explosion of taste!

Recipe Ingredients:

3/4 cup Splenda® Granular
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup light butter
Pinch of salt

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups Splenda® Granular
1/2 cup egg substitute (or 2 large eggs)
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon grated fresh lemon peel
1/4 cup reduced sugar raspberry preserves

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Spray an 8x8x2-inch-baking pan generously with butter flavored nonstick spray. Set aside.
  2. Mix together flour, Splenda® Granular and salt in a medium sized mixing bowl. Cut in light butter until the mixture is crumbly, like a streusel topping. Do Not over mix. Press dough into prepared baking pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Place Splenda® Granular and flour in a medium sized mixing bowl. Stir well. Add egg substitute and half-and-half. Stir until blended. Slowly add lemon juice while stirring constantly. Add lemon peel.
  5. Stir raspberry preserves until they loosen up. Spread evenly over warm crust.
  6. Gently pour lemon mixture over preserves. Bake in preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and allow to cool before placing in refrigerator.
  7. Chill in refrigerator 2 hours before serving.

Makes 16 bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/16 of recipe using egg substitute; 1 bar): Calories 80 | Calories from Fat 25 | Fat 2.5g (sat 1.5g) | Cholesterol 10mg | Sodium 60mg | Carbohydrates 11g | Fiber 0g | Sugars 5g | Protein 2g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at