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    Lemon Bar Cookies

    Lemon Bar Cookies. Photo by Pvt Amys Mom

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    1 hrs

    15 mins

    45 mins

    Pvt Amys Mom's Note:

    These are To Die For. A neighbor brought these over for the holidays and I have to tell you, they are addicting!! They are easy to make too, what more could you ask for?? The recipe does not call for it, but I add the zest of 1 lemon and also a glaze on top made with fresh lemon juice and powdered sugar.

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    CRUST

    TOPPING

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix flour and powdered sugar together (for crust).
    2. 2
      Cut butter into flour mixture (as for pie dough).
    3. 3
      Spray 9 x 13" baking dish with Pam nonstick spray.
    4. 4
      Spread crust into bottom of pan and pat lightly.
    5. 5
      Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
    6. 6
      Beat all of the topping ingredients together lightly.
    7. 7
      Pour over the toasted crust and bake an additional 25 minutes at 350°.
    8. 8
      Cut into small squares.
    9. 9
      Be careful not to overcook or they get very crumbly. The crust should be slightly crumbly when you bite into it, but not fall apart in your hands. The topping should be the consistency of lemon meringue pie filling.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 09, 2010

      45

      I wanted to make a dessert for the hubby when he got home, and this was perfect, because it's easy & uses ingredients I always have on hand. That being said, the bars were pretty good.. I halved the recipe and baked in an 8x8 pan. I also sprinkled some powder sugar on top. My only complaint is that they were almost TOO sweet for me (even without the powder sugar on top). And I think I would like even more of a lemon taste.. so perhaps I'd add more lemon juice next time.

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    • on February 25, 2010

      55

      A yummy treat we all loved! I included one teaspoon lemon rind, covered the filling with foil for part of the bake time, and sprinkled the finished lemon bars with sifted powdered sugar. I like that it's easy to halve this recipe for baking in a 8x8" pan. Thank you for posting!

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    • on March 08, 2008

      55

      I kept asking my mom's recipe for lemon squares but to no avail thus my quest for a recipe close to hers. I've tried lots of lemon bar recipes here but none came close UNTIL I found this! Moist, decadent, sweet lemony..mmmm so yummy I'd miss a main meal just for this~! Thank you!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Bar Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (51 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 197.2
     
    Calories from Fat 77
    39%
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 5.1 g
    25%
    Cholesterol 51.3 mg
    17%
    Sodium 94.9 mg
    3%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.3 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 19.2 g
    76%
    Protein 2.3 g
    4%

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