Total Time
1hr 55mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr 35 mins

My mom's recipe

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Make crust first.
  3. In a large bowl, add in your 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, melted butter, mix with a pastry blender until crumbly.
  4. Press mixture into a greased 9 x 13 pan, poke crust with fork all over so crust doesn't bubble up.
  5. Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden. Be sure to make sure crust doesn't turn brown.
  6. Take crust out and let rest 10 minutes.
  7. Leave oven on. While crust is resting make filling.
  8. In a large mixing bowl beat on low eggs, 1/4 cup flour, lemon juice, lemon rind, baking powder, salt, sugar and vanilla.
  9. Pour filling mixture over crust and bake 60 minutes. When done take out of oven and sprinkle 1/2 cup of powdered sugar over while warm.
  10. Chill bars at least 1 1/2 hours before eating.