Lemon Raspberry Red Vines Bars

With Red Vines® Candy

lemon raspberry bars

Ingredients

Makes 1 Dozen Bars

 

LEMON FILLING:

  • 2 cups granulated sugar

  • ½ cup flour

  • 6 eggs (room temperature)

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam

  • 1 cup lemon juice

  • 1 cup Red Vines Raspberry Twists

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

CRUST:

  • 1 cup butter (softened)

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

  • 2 cups flour

01. Prep and Preheat Oven

Gather ingredients.

Prepare a 9×13 baking pan with two sheets of parchment paper, leaving a little overhang to make for easy removal. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.

lemon raspberry bar ingredients

02. Make Crust and Layer Into Baking Pan

In a bowl, mix together butter and sugar.

Add vanilla, salt, and then flour. When the dough comes together, press a thin even layer into the bottom of the parchment lined baking pan.

Set crust aside and let cool while preparing the filling.

lemon raspberry bar crust

03. Make Lemon Filling

For the filling, mix together sugar, flour, eggs, lemon juice, and lemon zest, until fully incorporated.

Pour over the cooled crust and drop raspberry jam into the filling one tablespoon at a time.

lemon filling

04. Swirl In Raspberry Filling

Use a toothpick to swirl the raspberry jam throughout the filling.

swirl in raspberry filling

05. Add Red Vines Licorice and Bake

Cut Raspberry Red Vines into small pieces and drop into the filling.

Bake for 20-25 minutes until the filling is set and golden brown around the edges.

licorice bites in lemon bars

06. Let Cool and Sprinkle with Powdered Sugar

Let cool at room temperature for at least one hour before removing from the pan. Transfer to the refrigerator to cool for another 2 hours.

When completely cool, cut into 12 bars and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

lemon bars with raspberry

07. Display and Enjoy

Display as you wish and enjoy!

lemon bars on dessert stand

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