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Raspberry Citrus Bars

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"This dessert was an instant hit with my family when I first made it. The combination of raspberries, lemon juice and orange peel gives it a unique taste."
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1 h 5 m servings
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Add 2 cups flour; beat until combined. Press mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, lemon juice and orange peel. Add the baking powder and remaining flour; mix well. Sprinkle raspberries over the crust. Pour filling over the berries.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned and filing is set. Cool on a wire rack. Store in the refrigerator.


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These bars are very good, with an interesting sweet/tart flavor. They made excellent use of some raspberries from my garden that had been frozen since last summer. I didn't have any orange pee...

The only thing I changed was the orange peel (I used lemon peel instead). These are really good, but they cook really funny. It cooked more like a brownie than a custard. And next time, I'll use...

Delicious, you can add almost any berry in place of the raspberries and it still tastes amazing; so far I've tried blueberries and blackberries. It's not too sweet, but sweet enough and would b...

These are very refreshing and delish! I dont make them with raspberrys all the time, sometimes I switch it up with blues! I get more compliments on the with the blueberries! Thanks!

Basically a standard lemon bar with the addition of raspberries and what I thought to be an overload of orange zest. Otherwise, quite good. Just as a reference, however, know that you could add...

They were alright. The crust turned out kind of crumbly. I used blueberries (all I had) and thought it was tasty that way. Good, but not fantastic.

I made these for a party and they were a HUGE HIT. I used fresh raspberries and i thought they were fantastic and so did my guests!