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Orange Creamsicle Bars


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  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest, grated


  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Crust: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, blend together the flour, confectioners' sugar, butter and orange zest until crumbly. Mix lightly with floured hands, press the mixture evenly into the bottom of a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes until lightly browned.
  4. Filling: In a large bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Mix in the granulated sugar, flour, baking powder, orange juice and sour cream. Set aside until crust is done.
  5. Remove crust from oven. Quickly remix the orange topping and pour it over the warm crust.
  6. Return to oven and bake for 25-30 minutes until topping is a light golden brown.
  7. Let cool.
  8. Just before serving, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar through a strainer.
  9. Cut into 36 bars.