Scott's Lemon Bars

Scott's Lemon Bars Recipe

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kathy pagan


My brother loves to cook! He gave me this recipe many years ago and its still a favorite- zesty and rich, definitely not for a diet!


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20 Min
55 Min


  • 1/2 lb
    unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 6
    extra large eggs, room temperature
  • 3 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 1 c
    lemon juice
  • 1 c

How to Make Scott's Lemon Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350. Make crust: cream 1/2 lb butter and 1/2 c sugar, 2 c flour and salt. Shape into a ball and press into 9x13x2" pan and 1/2" up sides. Chill 15 mins, then bake 15-20 mins til light brown.
  2. Make filling: whisk 6 eggs, 3c sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and flour. Pour over crust and bake 30-35 minutes. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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About Scott's Lemon Bars

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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