Lemon Bars

My neighbor gave me this recipe, and we have enjoyed it ever since.

Lemon Bars


1 package lemon cake mix
3 large eggs, divided
1/2 c vegetable oil
2  (8 oz each) cream cheese
1 (8 oz) sour cream
1/2 c granulated sugar
1 T lemon juice
Powdered sugar for top

Mix cake mix, 1 egg and oil. Press mixture onto bottom and up sides of lightly greased 15x10 inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.
Beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add remaining 2 eggs, sour cream, granulated sugar, and juice; mix til blended.  Pour batter into crust.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes until filling is just set in center and edges are light brown. Cool. Sprinke with powdered sugar. Cut into bars. Refrigerate leftovers. Makes 2 dozen.

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