Pucker up Lemon Bars

1
Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

The key is lemon zest in the crust!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
8-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

SHORT BREAD CRUST

1 c
butter, cold
2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated

LEMON FILLING

4
eggs
2 c
sugar
4 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/4 c
fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp
lemon zest, grated
2 Tbsp
lemon curd
confectioners' sugar-for dusting the top

How to Make Pucker up Lemon Bars

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 325. Cut butter into flour and confectioners' sugar with a pastry knife. Add lemon zest and mix in well using fingers.
  • 2Pat crust into an ungreased 13x9 pan. Bake for 18-20 min.
  • 3While crust is baking, prepare lemon filling.
  • 4Whisk 4 eggs with sugar until well blended. Add flour, lemon juice and lemon juice. Mix well. Add lemon curd and mix until well blended.
  • 5Pour lemon filling over hot short bread crust and return to the oven for 20-22 min.
    Loosen around edges, allow to cool slightly and cut into bars. When cooled completely dust with confectioners' sugar.

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About Pucker up Lemon Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #lemon, #bars, #short