Lemon Bars I

Lemon Bars I

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"Lemon bars on a shortbread base."
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Ingredients

servings 133 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 133 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 3.6 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 24g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 45 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. To make Bottom Layer: Mix one cup flour and 1/4 cup confectioners sugar. Melt the butter and stir into flour mixture.
  3. Press flat and even into an 8x8 inch baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes.
  4. While baking, make the top layer: Mix 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and the baking powder.
  5. Beat eggs and add to mixture, stirring well. Add lemon juice and rind, mix again.
  6. Pour over bottom layer; Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Cool a little, cut into squares while warm; dust with confectioners sugar.

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Most helpful positive review

DELICIOUS!!! I followed the advice of the other reviews and added 1 extra tablespoon of butter to the crust mixture and only baked the crust for 15 minutes. I really love lemon so I added a HE...

Most helpful critical review

I liked the crust and enjoyed the overall taste of the bars when they were still warm. At room temp, however, there wasn't enough of the lemon filling to taste very "lemony." They tasted like ...

DELICIOUS!!! I followed the advice of the other reviews and added 1 extra tablespoon of butter to the crust mixture and only baked the crust for 15 minutes. I really love lemon so I added a HE...

This recipe was really good and better yet it was quick and easy. Instead of powdered sugar on the top for decoration I added a lemon icing(1/2 can sweetened condensed milk & 1/4 cup lemon jui...

Baked the crust for about 15 minutes prior to adding the lemon curd, it only baked for 20 minutes with the curd and it was really kind of overdone....I also cut the sugar in the filling down to ...

This was very Yummie...Will be my only lemon bar recipe :) As per other suggestions I added 1 tbs of butter to the crust and I used 1/2 cup granulated sugar instead of 1/4 cup powdered sugar. ...

These had a wonderful lemon taste, not too tart, not too sweet. We will mark this recipe as a "keeper". Thanks for a great recipe.

I liked the crust and enjoyed the overall taste of the bars when they were still warm. At room temp, however, there wasn't enough of the lemon filling to taste very "lemony." They tasted like ...

These are wonderful. Light,lemony and easy to make. Will use this recipe over and over again. Thanks for sharing it!

These were fantastic! Made to take on a ski trip and half were eaten on the drive up!!! I baked the crust for only 15 minutes and it turned out perfect!

Excellent recipe, so easy! I used a little extra lemon juice - just used all the juice I got from the lemon used for the zest. They were gobbled up so fast I hardly got any myself! (next I wa...