Super easy Lemon bars

Jennifer Manthei

By
@Noodleluvs2cook

These bars never stay around long, as soon as I get them cut they disappear! The lemon flavor is not that intense, but if you would like it to be, add about a tablespoon of lemon zest to the filling mixture before pouring on top of baked crust. Then bake as directed.


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Serves:

Makes 24 bars

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
confectioners' sugar (powdered)
a pinch
salt
1 c
butter, room temperature

FILLING

6 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2 c
sugar
4 large
eggs
6 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice (or bottled works too)
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Perheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 13x9x2 inch baking pan. (non stick spray works great)
2
Combine the flour, confectioner's sugar, and salt in a large bowl. Cut in the butter to make it a crumbly mixture. Press the mixture in the prepared pan, ( you may need to dust your hands with flour or confectioner's sugar to keep the dough from sticking to your fingers) and bake the crust for 20 minutes.
3
Meanwhile, mix up the filling: Mix the flour and sugar together in a large bowl, then add the eggs and lemon juice and zest (if desired). Stir with a whisk until well combined. Pour this over the crust (when it comes out of the oven) and return it to the oven and bake for an additional 20 minutes.
4
Let cool and sprinkle with confectioner's sugar and then cut into bars, enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Hashtags: #lemon, #easy, #desserts, #bars