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Winning Lemon Bars

User Rating 3.5 Star Rating (33 Reviews)


Winning Lemon Bars
This recipe for lemon bars includes fresh lemon juice and zest, eggs, butter, and other ingredients. It's an easy recipe, perfect for a weekend treat!


  • 2 sticks (8 ounces) butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 beaten eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel
  • sifted confectioners' sugar


Heat oven to 325°. Blend butter, 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar. Pat into ungreased 13x9x2-inch pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes. For filling, blend together eggs, sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, lemon juice, and lemon peel. Pour over first layer. Return to oven and bake at 325° for 20 minutes. Loosen around edges, cut into bars and sift confectioners' sugar over the top while warm.

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Lemon bars, Member booandollie

I made the following changes. For the flling, I added 1/2 fresh lemon juice, the zest from two lemons, 3 TB heavy cream, reduced the sugar to 1 1/2 cups. Bars came out rich and creamy. I waited until bars were cool (at least two hours) before dusting them with powered sugar. Very, very good :-)

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