Ann McCue Recipe

Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Bars

By Ann McCue salsaqueen


Recipe Rating:
 202 Ratings
Cooking Method:
Bake

Ann's Story

STOP!!! don't pass this recipe by. lemon lover or not these bars are SO melt in your mouth you'll want to eat the whole pan. I have had this recipe for years. Everyone loves them and I hope you will to! 3 sticks of butter in these bars. what else is there to say! enjoy

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Ann set high expectations for these lemon bars... and they turned every bit as good as she said! Perfectly sweet and tart, these creamy bar are a perfect after-dinner or brunch treat.

Ingredients

CRUST
2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
butter softened (no substituting)
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1/2 c
powdered sugar
FILLING
4
eggs (slightly beaten)
2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
flour
6 Tbsp
lemon juice (i use bottled)
FROSTING
1/2 c
butter (softened)
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1 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
milk
2 Tbsp
cold water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
MIX CRUST INGRED. WITH FORK AS YOU WOULD FOR A PIE CRUST. PAT INTO A 9X13 PAN WHICH HAS BEEN GREASED AND FLOURED. BAKE AT 350 DEGREES FOR 15 MINUTES.
2
AS CRUST IS BAKING. MIX FILLING. AFTER CRUST HAS BAKED 15 MINUTES, POUR FILLING OVER CRUST AND CONTINUE BAKING FOR 25 MINUTES. COOL BARS COMPLETELY
3
MAKE FROSTING BY BEATING BUTTER,POWDERED SUGAR AND MILK FOR 6 TO 8 MINUTES ON HIGH SPEED. THEN ADD 2 TBLSP. COLD WATER ONE AT A TIME. BEAT UNTIL SMOOTH. SPREAD OVER COOLED BARS.

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