Lemon Thyme Bars

Lemon Thyme Bars
Lemon Thyme Bars

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

16

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

16

servings

Ingredients

  • Bars:

  • 1

    stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, at room temperature

  • 1

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves

  • 1/2

    teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 1/2

    cup powdered sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2

    teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • Glaze:

  • 2

    tablespoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2

    cup powdered sugar

Directions

1. Place an oven rack in the center of the oven. 2. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. 3. Butter and flour an 8 by 8-inch glass baking dish. Bars: 4. In a small bowl combine flour, thyme and salt. 5. Set aside. Using a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat together 1 stick of butter and powdered sugar on high speed until light and fluffy, about 30 seconds. 6. Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla. 7. Reduce the speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture. 8. Using damp fingers, press the dough into the prepared pan. 9. Bake for 30 minutes until golden. 10. Cool for 30 minutes. Glaze: 11. In a medium bowl, whisk the lemon juice and powdered sugar together until smooth. 12. Spoon the glaze over the cooled crust. 13. Allow the glaze to harden, at room temperature, for at least 1 hour. 14. Using a metal spatula, remove the crust from the pan. 15. Cut into 1 1/2-inch square bars and arrange on a serving platter or store airtight in a plastic container at room temperature.

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