This upgraded version of classic lemon bars is sure to be a hit with your family and friends! The simple crust is light and flaky and the velvety filling melts in your mouth as you savor the tart lemony flavor. This would be a fun recipe to make with the kids! Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Dairy,Eggs,Grains Recipes, Recipes Dairy,Eggs,Grains American Lemon Bars Lemon Bars Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H15M Serves 12 1/2 Pound Unsalted Butter 2 Tablespoons Powdered Sugar 3 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar 3 Cups All-Purpose Flour 1/8 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 6 Large Eggs 6 Medium Lemons In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream, butter, and 1/2 cup of sugar until mixture is pale yellow. With a mixer on low speed, gradually add 2 cups of flour and salt and mix completely. Transfer dough to a well-floured work surface and shape it into a ball. With floured hands, flatten dough into a rectangle. Carefully place on a lightly greased sheet pan. Press dough with fingers to form a thin crust over the surface of a sheet pan, about 1/2 inch thick. Chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake pastry until light golden brown, about 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool slightly. In a large bowl, add remaining flour, sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and 1 cup of lemon juice. Beat until well combined. Pour filling over crust evenly and bake until filling is set, about 30-35 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Garnish with light dusting of powdered sugar, if desired.

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars Recipe


This upgraded version of classic lemon bars is sure to be a hit with your family and friends! The simple crust is light and flaky and the velvety filling melts in your mouth as you savor the tart lemony flavor. This would be a fun recipe to make with the kids!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Dairy,Eggs,Grains

Category

Desserts

Serves

12

Total Time

1 Hour 15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1/2 Pound Unsalted Butter (2 Sticks, At Room Temperature)
      • 2 Tablespoons Powdered Sugar
      • 3 1/2 Cups Granulated Sugar
      • 3 Cups All-Purpose Flour
      • 1/8 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
      • 6 Large Eggs (At Room Temperature)
      • 6 Medium Lemons (Zested & Juiced)

Directions

  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with paddle attachment, cream, butter, and 1/2 cup of sugar until mixture is pale yellow.
  2. With a mixer on low speed, gradually add 2 cups of flour and salt and mix completely.
  3. Transfer dough to a well-floured work surface and shape it into a ball. With floured hands, flatten dough into a rectangle. Carefully place on a lightly greased sheet pan.
  4. Press dough with fingers to form a thin crust over the surface of a sheet pan, about 1/2 inch thick. Chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake pastry until light golden brown, about 15-20 minutes. Allow to cool slightly.
  6. In a large bowl, add remaining flour, sugar, eggs, lemon zest, and 1 cup of lemon juice. Beat until well combined.
  7. Pour filling over crust evenly and bake until filling is set, about 30-35 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool completely. Garnish with light dusting of powdered sugar, if desired.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

527 kcal

Carbs

88 g

Fat

17 g

Protein

6 g

Cost Per Serving

$0.66

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