mama's love lemon bars

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By Melissa Stewart
from Sacramento, CA

I'm obsessed with lemon and over the years perfected this lucious gooey lemon bar recipe. Everyone that tries it is instantly hooked and just as obsessed. They are simple to make but i usually only make them for people I love because I don't want to part with them!

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 9x13 pan
prep time 10 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mama's love lemon bars

  • 1 1/8 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/3 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 4
  • 2/3 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered sugar, or as needed for dusting

How To Make mama's love lemon bars

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix the first three ingredients together and press into greased 9x13 pan. Bake for 25 minutes.
  • 2
    While the crust is baking mix all other ingredients together EXCEPT for the baking powder.
  • 3
    After the crust is done baking take it out. Immediately add the baking powder to the lemon mixture, mixing it well, then pour it into the pan, on top of the crust. Bake for another 25 min. Remove from oven to cool.
  • 4
    Let bars cool then dust with powdered sugar. Cut into squares at desired size and enjoy!