Strawberry-Filled Lemon Cream Cheese Bars

Course : Bars
Serves: 32 bars
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1 package pillsbury moist supreme lemon cake mix
1/2 cup butter -- softened
1/2 cup almonds -- finely chopped
1 cup strawberry preserves
8 ounces cream cheese -- softened
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup pillsbury best flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 large egg
1/2 cup frozen concentrated margarita mix -- thawed

Preparation / Directions:

1. Heat oven to 350*F. Grease 13X9-inch pan.

2. Place cake mix in large bowl. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter until crumbly. Add almonds; mix well. Reserve 1 cup mixture for topping. Press remaining mixture in bottom of greased pan. Stir preserves until smooth; carefully spread over base.

3. In same bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, flour, salt and egg; beat until well blended. Add margarita mix; beat at low speed until blended. Carefully pour filling over base. Sprinkle with reserved base mixture.

4. Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until edges begin to brown and center is set. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled. Cut into bars. Store in refrigerator.


Nutritional Information:

3056 Calories (kcal); 213g Total Fat; (60% calories from fat); 40g Protein; 277g Carbohydrate; 684mg Cholesterol; 2065mg Sodium

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