Lemon Bars

Total Time:
1 hr 25 min
Prep:
40 min
Cook:
45 min

Yield:
24 Lemon Bars
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Cookie Base:
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups unbleached allpurpose flour
  • Lemon Filling:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons unbleached allpurpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 eggs
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon rind
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together butter, powdered sugar and flour until well blended. Press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13-inch glass baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes.

  • Sift together sugar, flour and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Add eggs, lemon juice and lemon rind. Beat by hand or with electric mixer until well blended. Pour mixture over crust and bake for 25 minutes.

  • Allow bars to cool, then dust with powdered sugar and cut into squares.


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