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 cup butter cold
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 Tbsp flour
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- 2 eggs beaten
- 1 lemon zest and juice (about 2 Tbsp juice)
- 2 Tbsp lemon juice or enough to get proper consistency for drizzling
- 3/4 cup powdered sugar
Cut together butter, 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup powdered sugar and press into 8 x 8 pan.
Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
Mix together sugar, 2 Tbsp flour and baking powder
Add in eggs, juice of one lemon (about 2 Tbsp.) and the zest from the lemon.
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 3/4 cup powdered sugar with 2 Tbsp lemon juice or enough 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