Orange Sour Cream Bars

Orange Sour Cream Bars

This easy cake-like bar features a great double orange flavor.

30 min.prep time 1:20total time
36 bars
242 Ratings

Ingredients

Bar

3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt

Frosting

3 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
2 to 3 tablespoons orange juice
1 tablespoon freshly grated orange zest, if desired

Directions

Heat oven to 375°F. Combine sugar, sour cream and 1/2 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add all remaining bar ingredients; continue beating until well mixed.

Spread batter into greased 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake for 17 to 22 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.

Meanwhile, combine powdered sugar and 1/3 cup butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Continue beating, gradually adding enough orange juice for desired frosting consistency.

Spread frosting over cooled bars. Sprinkle with orange zest, if desired. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts (1 bar)

Calories: 130

Fat: 5g

Cholesterol: 15mg

Sodium: 100mg

Carbohydrates: 19g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #11107B©1999Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

If I make this again I would definitely add orange zest both to the batter and to the frosting. It didn't have enough orange taste for my liking.
So yummy!I love making cookie bars because they are so simple. While I like them without the frosting, I like them even better with the frosting, and always use the orange rind for extra flavor.

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