This cream cheese lemon bars recipe is a yummy variation of lemon bars using lemon cake mix. They are an easy treat that are great for any get together!
Here’s another twist on the usual lemon bars recipe that uses lemon cake mix. They are great for any get together – ladies for tea or church potluck.
Cream Cheese Lemon Bars Recipe
1 box lemon cake mix
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 lemon, grated
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp. vanilla
Mix cake mix, butter and egg. Press into 9×13 ungreased pan. Beat cream cheese and sugar. Stir in lemon peel and juice. Reserve 1/2 cup of this and chill for later use. Beat in remaining 2 eggs and vanilla into cream cheese mix. Spread over cake mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Cool and spread with reserved cream cheese mixture. Chill until firm.