The Best Lemon Bars
This lemon bars recipe is a keeper and is so easy to make. It's been in our family for 50 years! I haven't found a better lemon bar anywhere and I've tried a lot!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 20 bars
- 1/2 C butter cold
- 1 C flour
- 1/4 C powdered sugar
- 1 C sugar
- 2 Tbsp flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 2 eggs beaten
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1 lemon zest and juice
- 3/4 C powdered sugar
Cut together butter, flour and powdered sugar and press into 8 x 8 pan.
Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
Mix together sugar, flour and baking powder
Add in eggs, lemon juice and lemon rind
Pour this mixture over baked crust and bake for 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees or until edges are golden brown and mixture is set.
Mix together powdered sugar with enough lemon juice to make glaze soft enough to drizzle over lemon bars while they are still warm.
Cool and cut.
Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 165IU | Vitamin C: 0.6mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.4mg