Orange Bars

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 50m

Makes 8 servings

ingredients

  • For the Crust:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • For the Filling:
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Zest of 1 orange, finely grated
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting

directions

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly butter an 8-inch square baking dish.

TO MAKE THE CRUST:

In a bowl, combine the flour and confectioners’ sugar. Cut in the butter until it is absorbed. Press the mixture into the prepared pan and bake for 20 minutes.

TO MAKE THE FILLING:

In a bowl, beat together all the ingredients. Pour the mixture over the baked crust. Return the pan to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the filling is set.

Cool on a rack, then chill. Before serving, dust the top with confectioners’ sugar.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 5486

nutrition information per serving

306 calories; 13g total fat; 84mg cholesterol; 18mg sodium; 45g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 3g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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