Grandma Zemke's Lemon Bar Cookies

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Sandie Vandenhouten

By
@GrammaSandie

This comes from a special friend who was our neighbor, when we lived in FL, with the first four of our six children; Grandma Zemke, widowed, had no grandchildren so, "adopted" ours. She was the chief cook of an exclusive camp, every summer in the Bahamas for a wealthy family. She helped me to revise the recipe to make in a 9 x 13 baking dish instead of 8". It is delicate and not overwhelmingly sweet. I celebrate my memory of Grandma Zemke.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
18 - 24 squares
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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BOTTOM CRUST

`1 c
butter
2 c
all purpose flour (can use gluten free flour with 1/2 tsp xanthan gum)
1/2 c
powdered sugar

FILLING

4
eggs, beaten
2 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 c
flour

How to Make Grandma Zemke's Lemon Bar Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine crust ingredients;
    Press into 9 x 13 x 2" baking pan
    Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • 2While crust is baking, mix filling ingredients;
    Pour mixture over crust and bake 20 minutes more or until light golden brown.
  • 3Sprinkle with powdered sugar;
    Cut into squares or bars.

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