Zesty Lemon Bars

When life gives you lemons...make Lemon Bars!! 

 
 

Directions

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1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan with butter.

  

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2.  Stir together the flour, sugar, and salt.

Add the butter to the bowl. 

  

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3.  Use a pastry cutter to cut it all together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. 

      

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4.  Add mixture to glass pan and press down with fingers.

      

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5.  Bake until golden around the edges, 20 minutes.

      

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6.  Zest lemons.

        


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7.  Juice lemons.

  

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8.  Stir together the sugar and flour.  

Crack in the eggs and whisk to combine.  

Add the lemon zest and juice and mix. 

  


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9.  Pour over the crust and bake 20 minutes.  

Cool in the fridge for 2-3 hours. 

    

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10.  Sift powdered sugar over the top before cutting into squares.

  


Yield: 9 large bars

Zesty Lemon Bars

prep time: 20 MINScook time: 40 MINStotal time: 60 mins

When life gives you lemons...make Lemon Bars!!

ingredients:

Crust
  • 2 cups Flour

  • 1/2 cup sugar

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1 cup butter (chilled and cubed)

Filling
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar

  • 4 eggs

  • zest and juice of 4 medium sized lemons

  • 1/4 cup flour

instructions:

For the crust:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9-by-13-inch pan with butter. Stir together the flour, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the butter to the bowl and use a pastry cutter to cut it all together until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

  3. Add mixture to glass pan and press down with fingers.

  4. Bake until golden around the edges, 20 minutes.

For the filling:
  1. Zest and juice lemons. Stir together the sugar and flour.

  2. Crack in the eggs and whisk to combine.

  3. Add the lemon zest and juice and mix.

  4. Pour over the crust and bake 20 minutes.

  5. Cool in the fridge for 2-3 hours.

  6. Sift powdered sugar over the top before cutting into squares.

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