Lemon Bars

Lemony curd on top of a tender, buttery crust….. sprinkled with powdered sugar and lemon zest. These are the perfect summer dessert!


Lemon Bars

Lemon curd on top of a buttery crust.

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1 cup butter, softened

½ cup powdered sugar

2 cups flour

1 ¾ cup sugar

¼ cup flour

½ teaspoon salt

4 eggs

2 lemons, zested and juiced (juice needs to equal 6 tablespoons)

½ teaspoon baking powder


Preheat oven to 350F.


In a bowl, blend the softened butter, powdered sugar, and flour together. Pat it into a 9×13 baking dish.

Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.


In a separate bowl, whisk the sugar, flour, and salt together. Beat in the eggs, lemon juice, and baking

powder; and pour over the crust. Put back in the oven and bake until set and brown around the edges,

about 20-25 minutes. Cool completely.


When ready to serve, sprinkle with more powdered sugar and the lemon zest and cut into squares.

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