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    Lemon Bars

    Lemon Bars. Photo by Shasha

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hr 10 mins

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    Dib's's Note:

    Don't blame me if you get addicted to these bars!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8-12

    Yield:

    bars or ...

    Units: US | Metric

    For Base

    For top

    Directions:

    1. 1
      For the base mix the butter into the flour and sugar.
    2. 2
      Mix with hands until it clings together.
    3. 3
      Press into a 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan.
    4. 4
      Bake at 350°F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
    5. 5
      For the filling, beat together eggs, sugar and lemon juice.
    6. 6
      Sift together flour and baking powder.
    7. 7
      Stir into egg mixture.
    8. 8
      Pour over baked, cooled crust.
    9. 9
      Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes.
    10. 10
      Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
    11. 11
      Cut into bars.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 08, 2009

      55

      Taking other's suggestions; I used 1/2 c. lemon juice, the zest of one lemon, and beat the eggs for about 7 minutes before adding the remaining ingredients. I did not cool the crust before adding & baking the filling. They turned out great! They were completely set after 25 minutes in the oven. I think it helped to add the filling when the crust was still hot. I also lined the pan with foil (sprayed lightly with pam), leaving the edges long so that I could use the foil to lift the bars out of the pan once chilled. I do this with a lot of baked goods, so that I can put them on a cutting board and use a large, straight pizza cutter to cut them into nice bars. I found that they were easier to lift out and cut if they were chilled. Once lifted out of the pan and cut, I then let them come to room temperature before dusting with powdered sugar and serving.

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    • on May 27, 2003

      55

      Absolutely delicious. I too increased the lemon zest, using the zest of one lemon. Nothing else to change. Easy and the taste is divine. As suggested by Mirj might give orange a go next time.

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    • on February 20, 2002

      55

      "I BETCHA CAN'T EAT JUST ONE" These are not only EASY but if you like the taste of real lemon this is it!

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Bars

    Serving Size: 1 (104 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 592.2
     
    Calories from Fat 231
    39%
    Total Fat 25.7 g
    39%
    Saturated Fat 15.4 g
    77%
    Cholesterol 154.0 mg
    51%
    Sodium 262.2 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 85.2 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 57.7 g
    230%
    Protein 7.0 g
    14%

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