Lemon Bars By : Barefoot Contessa ( Ina Garten )

Karla Everett Recipe

By Karla Everett Karla59

This is a very delicious dessert ,I love lemons !

This is the original recipe that the Meyer Lemon Lime Bars that I have posted was adapted from.
***Recipe from www.foodnetwork.com ***


Recipe Rating:
 6 Ratings
Serves:
20 squares or 40 triangles
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST :
1/2 lb
unsalted butter , at room temp.
1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 c
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp
kosher salt
FOR THE FILLING :
6
extra large eggs @ rm. temp
3 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated (4 to 6 lemons)
1 c
freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 c
all purpose flour
confectioners' sugar , for dusting

Directions

1
Preheat the oven to 350° F
2
For the crust , cream the butter and sugar until light in the bowl of an electric mixer , fitted with the paddle attachment.
3
Combine the flour and salt and , with the mixer on low , add to the butter just until mixed.
4
Dump the dough onto a well-floured board and gather into a ball.
5
Flatten the dough with floured hands and press into a 9x13x2" baking sheet , building up a 1/2" edge on all sides. CHILL
6
Bake crust for 15 - 20 minutes , until very light browned. Let cool on a wire rack . Leave oven on.
7
For the filling , whisk together the egg , sugar , lemon zest , lemon juice , and flour. Pour over the crust.
8
Bake for 30-35 minutes , until the filling is set. Let cool to room temperature.
9
Cut into triangles and dust with confectioners' sugar.