Easy Peazy Lemon Squeezy Bars

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

From Reynolds Wrap cookbook, I changed the name because I think it sounds more fun :)

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with parchment paper, extending paper up sides of pan; set aside.
  3. Combine the first three ingredients in a large bowl on low speed of an electric mixer until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Press mixture evenly into parchment-lined pan. This is your crust.
  5. Bake crust 20 minutes or until light brown; remove from oven.
  6. Beat together the remaining ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended; pour mixture evenly over warm baked crust.
  7. Return pan to oven and bake for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until filling is set and bars are brown around the edges.
  8. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  9. Use edges of parchment lining to lift bars from pan.
  10. Place on a cutting board. Pull back edges of parchment for easy cutting; sprinkle with additional powdered sugar. Cut into bars.
Most Helpful

5 5

Made these with limes from our tree and they are oh so good! I followed Boomette and used 1/2 cup sugar in the curd, and it was just right for us. I made a half recipe in a brownie pan, but next time I will use a loaf pan, so they won't be so thin. Delicious!

5 5

I made half the recipe and for me there is enough filling. Don't need to double it for me ;) For half recipe I needed 3/4 cup sugar but I used only 1/2 cup. It was perfect. And I used the zest of one lemon. I made the crust in the food processor like DIner suggested. Thanks Sarahbeth :) Made for Potluck tag

5 5

This is LEMONY FUDGY heaven! I took Diner's advice and used my food processor to make the crust; confectioners' sugar still flew out of its top -- even while I was holding it down! Still, I think it was much more controlled using the food processor. I think these are perfectly balanced for crust/filling. This is going into my Best of 2010 Cookbook. Thanks, SarahBeth, for a new favorite! Made for Veggie Recipe Swap.