Lemony Lemon Bars

Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: 6-8
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Ingredients

1/2 c unsalted butter
3/4 c flour
2 Tbsp lemon zest, grated
2 large eggs
2 Tbsp lemon juice
3/4 c sugar
1/4 tsp sea salt
4 Tbsp lemon juice
8 tsp lemon zest, grated
1 c powdered sugar

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Teresa P Recipe
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Granbury, TX (pop. 7,978)
glitterteaz
Member Since Oct 2010
Teresa's notes for this recipe:
refreshing replacement for brownies.
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Directions

1
preheat oven 350 degrees. Grease an 8x8 baking dish with butter and set aside.
2
zest and juice two lemons and set aside.
3
In the bowl of an electric mixture fitter with the paddle attachment, beat the flour, sugar, salt and softened butter until combined.
4
In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, lemon zest and lemon juice until combined
5
Pour it into the flour mixture and beat for 2 mins at medium speed until smooth and creamy.
6
Pour into a baking dish and bake for 23-25 mins, should turn golden around the edges.
7
Allow to cool completely before glazing. Do not over bake, or the bars will dry.
8
Filter the powdered sugar and whisk with the lemon zest and juice.
9
Spread the glaze over the brownies with a rubber spatula and let the glaze set.
10
cut into bars and serve.

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user Teresa P glitterteaz - Jun 12, 2013
I shared a photo of this recipe. View photo
user Andrea Cox AndreaCox - Jun 12, 2013
Sounds so YUMMY!!!!!
user Paula Gibson Dippi - Jun 23, 2013
I just made these and they are very thin. I used all purpose flour. Should I have used self rising? Followed the recipe exactly. Don't understand why they don't look like the picture. :-(
user Teresa P glitterteaz - Aug 11, 2013
Self rising flour is the key sorry

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