Lovely Lemon Bars

1
Sue Adame

By
@fortheloveoffood

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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
all depends on the size served!
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
50 Min

Ingredients

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

How to Make Lovely Lemon Bars

Step-by-Step

  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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