Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Bars

Recipe Rating:
 192 Ratings
Cooking Method: Bake

Ingredients

CRUST
2 c all purpose flour
1 c butter softened (no substituting)
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)
1 c powdered sugar
1 tsp milk
2 Tbsp cold water

The Cook

Ann McCue Recipe
x3
Full Flavored
Side Lake, MN (pop. 310)
salsaqueen
Member Since Jan 2011
Ann's notes for this recipe:
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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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.

Directions

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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user kim * Bakerella - Jan 29, 2011
Ohhh these look & sound AWESOME! Thanks so much for sharing the recipe. Can't wait to try these! Will be saving to my file: )
user Carole F BakersQueen - Jan 29, 2011
KEEPER!!! :)
user Ann McCue salsaqueen - Jan 29, 2011
Ann McCue [salsaqueen] has shared this recipe with discussion group:
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user Brandi Kirkpatrick IdGirl25 - Jan 29, 2011
Brandi Reil [IdGirl25] has shared this recipe with discussion group:
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user Doreen Fish dfish - Jan 29, 2011
I stopped!!! I saved!!! Thank you!!!Love anything lemon!!!

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