Lemon Bars

Lemon Bar

Lemon Bar

A favorite recipe year round, these lemon bars can easily be used for work potluck desserts or just to have around the house.

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
2. To make crust: Mix together the butter, 1 1/3 cups flour and 1/4 cup sugar with a fork until crumbly. Press into an 8 inch square pan and bake for 20 minutes. Crust will look white. Do not brown!
3. Combine the eggs, 3/4 cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, baking powder and lemon juice in a blender. Blend until well mixed. Pour over pre-baked crust.
4. Return to oven and bake an additional 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Let bars cool before cutting.

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