Lemon Bars

Ingredients

For  Single recipe    (Makes 9 bars)

Crust:

Filling:

Topping:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°.
  2. Mix softened butter in a work bowl until creamy and smooth.
  3. Add flour, powdered sugar, and salt to bowl.
  4. Mix until well-blended.
  5. Press the crust mixture into the bottom of the baking pan.
  6. Make sure the crust reaches ¾-inch up the sides of the pan to prevent the filling from leaking while baking.
  7. Bake the crust until golden brown, 20 to 30 minutes.
  8. Reduce oven temperature to 300°.
  9. In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, and vanilla until light in color and fluffy; 1 to 2 minutes.
  10. Mix in lemon zest and the fresh lemon juice.
  11. Sprinkle the flour over the lemon mixture and stir until well-blended.
  12. Pour the lemon batter over the baked crust.
  13. Bake until set, about 45 to 60 minutes.
  14. Once out of oven, sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.
  15. Remove the pan to a rack and cool completely before cutting into bars.

Comments

Sweet, tart, and sinfully delicious!

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