Lovely Lemon Bars

Sue Adame


Love the taste and smell of lemon and with summer coming this will be perfect for family picnics.

I adapted this from the cherry crumbs bars I posted earlier.


★★★★★ 2 votes

all depends on the size served!
15 Min
50 Min


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  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    butter flavored crisco
  • 1
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 large
    lemon zest, grated
  • 2 lb
    lemon pie filling

How to Make Lovely Lemon Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 9x13 inch pan
  2. In medium bowl, stir 1 cup sugar, 3 cups flour,and baking powder. Mix in salt and 1/2 the lemon zest
  3. Use a fork or pastry cutter to blend in the shortening and egg. Dough will be crumbly. Pat 1/2 of the dough into prepared pan.
  4. Spread lemon filling evenly over the crust. Crumble remaining dough over the lemon layer. Sprinkle with remaining lemon zest.
  5. Bake in preheated over 50 -55 minutes, or until top is slightly brown, Cool completely before cutting into squares. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving if desired.

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About Lovely Lemon Bars

Collection: Let's Have A Picnic
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #lemon, #bars

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