Lemon Bars

Serving Size: 24 bars
Prep Time: 30 minutes

Amount Ingredient
Lemon Layer
3/4 c fresh lemon juice
1/3 c all-purpose flour
1 1/2 c granulated sugar
4 ea large eggs
3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
Shortbread Base
3/4 c unsalted butter
2 c all-purpose flour
1/2 c packed light brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

  • Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour a 9x13x2 inch baking pan.
  • Cut butter into 1/2-inch pieces.
  • In a food processor process all shortbread base ingredients until mixture begins to form small lumps.
  • Sprinkle mixture into a baking pan and with a metal spatula press evenly onto bottom.
  • Bake shortbread in middle of oven until golden, about 20 minutes.
  • While shortbread is baking, prepare topping.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  • In a bowl whisk together eggs and granulated sugar until combined well and stir in lemon juice and flour.
  • Pour lemon mixture over hot shortbread.
  • And bake in middle of oven until set, about 30 minutes.
  • Cool completely in pan and cut into 24 bars.
  • Bar cookies keep, covered and chilled, 3 days.
  • Sift confectioners' sugar over bars before serving.


Home |  Recipes |  Bio |  Resume |  Pictures |  Links  

Custom Search