Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 mins

These are to die for. My family goes nuts over them.LOL They are from Joy of Cooking. I put it here so I can find the recipe fast. LOL

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix 1st three.
  2. Press into an 8" square pan.
  3. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, mix all the rest.
  5. Pour over hot crust.
  6. Bake 25 more minutes.
  7. Chill.
  8. Sprinkle with confex sugar when cold.
Most Helpful

I made these tonight not knowing that the recipe was posted here in Recipezaar. I, too, doubled the amount of lemon juice, added the optional coconut and garnished the top of the bars with finely ground macadamia nuts the last ten minutes of baking. The crust is thin and light unlike other lemon bar recipes. Next time I'm replacing lemon juice with lime juice just for fun. The bars cooked quite well in twenty five minutes but I do agree the squares should be watched carefully. You don't want to burn the delicate lemon filling. Thanks for posting.

COOKGIRl October 23, 2009

I loved this squares! Only thing I have changed is tripling the lemon juice (I like it very Very lemony). Thank you Ann for sharing this great recipe!

Micky28 May 25, 2009