My go to lemon bars, delightful buttery crust, delicious filling! Perfect bar, simple to make!
- Cookie Base:
- 1 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 2 cups flour
- Lemon filling:
- 2 cups sugar
- 4 tablespoons flour
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 4 eggs
- 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind, freshly zested
Adapted from keyingredient.com
Preheat oven to 350. Mix together melted butter, powdered sugar, and flour till well blended. Press mixture into the bottom of a 9x13 glass baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes.
Sift together sugar, flour, baking powder into a mixing bowl. Add eggs, lemon juice, and lemon rind. Beat by electric mixer until well blended. Pour mixture over baked crust and bake for 15-20 minutes more till set. Watch closely, it may brown quickly, you dont want that. you want pale.
Allow bars to cool, dust with powdered sugar and cut into squares.