This recipe was absolutely FANTASTIC. Very easy to make. My crust came out perfect and just barely browned on the bottom. This is a very rich dessert and the servings don't need to be very large. I also use the Raspberry Sauce (#34615) and made a reduction out of it. Then drizzled it over the lemon squares just be for serving. YUMMIE!
Really, really good- everyone is going to flip over these. My only problem is that my crust was a little too brown for my taste. Next time, I'll lower the oven temp a bit, and they will be perfect! Thanks Martha Stewart and Peggy Lynn!
I just made these as part of my holiday baking. They have only been out of the oven for 10 minutes but I had to try them before I go to bed...they're perfect, as preciously commented! The crust is exactly like my shortbread cookies and the filling is just sweet enough and just lemon-y enough (not that I'm sure there is such a thing as "too much" lemon) I made a couple of small changes...I only had extra large eggs so I only used 3, and I nuked my lemons for 10 seconds before juicing and got almost 3/4 cup of juice from 3 lemons med. sized lemons, so I used it all. Thanks for sharing!!!
Oh these were awesome! Talk about some pucker power! My dh thought the real lemons were a bit too 'lemony' but I thought they were superb. The crust is PERFECT and melts in your mouth, so delicate. Definitly great for a baby or bridal shower or even a bake sale or afternoon tea or.....
Perfect! The crust is so delicate it literally melts in your mouth, and the filling is packed with fresh lemon flavor. I followed the recipe exactly, except my only square pans are 8-inch, so I opted for a 7x11-inch pan. My lemons were huge, so I was able (after briefly warming them in the microwave) to squeeze 2/3 cup juice from only 2 1/2 lemons. Fantastic lemon bars--thanks for posting the recipe!
I took these for a coffee hour at church. Everyone loved them. Crust easy in food processor. HOWEVER, for ME, these were just not tart enough.
These tasted ok but I would not make them again.The shortbread base was good but I was not pleased with the filling.It was very tart and it turned very brown very quickly.I looked more like a quiche on top rather than lemon squares.