{My Favorite Lemon Bars}

I love how simple and fool proof this recipe is. They always turns out perfectly delicious.

For the crust:

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 Tbs lemon zest 
  • Filling:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees 
  • In a medium bowl, blend together softened butter, 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup sugar and lemon zest. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 9×13 inch pan.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until firm and golden. In another bowl, whisk together the remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar and 1/4 cup flour. Whisk in the eggs and lemon juice. Pour over the baked crust.
  • Bake for an additional 20 minutes in the preheated oven. The bars will firm up as they cool. 

Adapted from: All Recipes


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