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Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

This lemon bar recipe has the perfect ratio of buttery shortbread to tangy lemon filling. Best of all, they're super easy to make!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Servings 16 bars


Shortbread Crust

  • ½ c salted butter room temperature
  • 1 c flour
  • ¼ c powdered sugar


  • 2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c sugar
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • powdered sugar for dusting


  • Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 9x9" glass baking dish.
  • Combine the butter, flour and powdered sugar; press into the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and make the filling.
  • For the lemon filling, combine the lemon juice, eggs, sugar, flour and baking powder. Whisk until well-combined.
  • Pour the filling over the crust and bake an additional 18-22 minutes.
  • Let cool completely; refrigerate until time to serve.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and enjoy!
Keyword Lemon Bars
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