Lemony Lemon Bars

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Teresa P
from Granbury, TX

refreshing replacement for brownies.

serves 6-8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter
  • 3/4 c
    flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 2 lg
    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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How To Make

  • 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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