Easy and portable lemon bars made using a box of cake mix.
Course: Dessert, Snack
Keyword: bars, cake mix, lemon
Author: Beth Cato
1boxlemon cake mixor yellow cake mix
1/2cupunsalted butter1 stick, softened
2cupsfinely crushed saltine crackerswhole sleeve of crackers
14ozsweetened condensed milk
Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil.
Preheat oven to 350-degrees. In a large bowl, beat cake mix, butter, and one egg until mixture is crumbly. Stir in saltine crumbs. Reserving two cups of the crumb mixture, press remaining crumbs on bottom of the parchment-lined pan. Use your fingers to mush it as evenly as possible.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.
With wire whisk, beat 2 egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice. Spread over prepared crust using a spatula or the back of a spoon. Evenly top with reserved crumb mixture.
Bake 25 minutes longer or until set and top is golden. Let cool. Refrigerate within 2 hours. Cut into bars. Store covered in fridge.