Lemon Bars I

Lemon bars on a shortbread base.

Lemon Bars I

Lemon Bars I

Course: Appetizers


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  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

  • ⅓ cup confectioners’ sugar for decoration


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • To make Bottom Layer: Mix one cup flour and 1/4 cup confectioners sugar. Melt the butter and stir into flour mixture.
  • Press flat and even into an 8×8 inch baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • While baking, make the top layer: Mix 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and the baking powder.
  • Beat eggs and add to mixture, stirring well. Add lemon juice and rind, mix again.
  • 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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