Buttermilk Bars Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Buttermilk Bars Recipe
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Buttermilk Bars

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"A sweet, buttery crust is topped with a creamy buttermilk and honey layer for these delectable bar cookies."

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Original recipe makes 12 bars Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    45 mins
  • READY IN

    1 hr

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. For Crust: Beat butter and sugar together in a large bowl at medium speed of mixer until creamy. Add flour and salt; mix on low speed until blended. Spread dough evenly into bottom of a greased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 15 to 20 minutes until crust is golden.
  3. For Filling: Beat eggs and sugar in a large bowl at medium speed. Beat in butter, corn syrup, flour, buttermilk, vanilla and lemon peel if desired, until mixture is smooth. Pour filling over baked crust.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes until edges just begin to brown and filling is set. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and cut into bars.
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Footnotes

  • Note: Recipe can be doubled and baked in a 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake time may vary by a few minutes, so watch carefully.
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Jul 23, 2014

Absolutely wonderful-- wouldn't change a thing! I was looking to use up some leftover buttermilk and came across this recipe. It seems like a throwback to a time when you created recipes out of what you had on-hand, and this is really one of the best. It reminds me of a lemon bar- smooth and creamy on top, buttery and slightly crisp on the bottom. Please try it, and I'm sure you'll love it, too! For the other reviewer who thought there was too much butter in the crust: Perhaps you melted ALL of your butter instead of creaming the 6 Tbs. (at ROOM TEMPERATURE) with the sugar. I've made that mistake, trying to go too fast; it makes a difference! The crust is very like a shortbread, and it's quite delicious. Give it a go again and trust me, it will work!

 
Mar 13, 2014

My family devoured this rich, custard-like dessert. I would give this 5 stars but there is way too much butter in the crust. The prebaked crust did not set up and when I poured the topping on, it fell apart and floated to the top. It was delicious even though the crust was on top and floating in butter. Also, I did substitute honey for the corn syrup.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 175 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Fat
  • 8.7 g
  • 13%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 111 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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