Luscious Lemon Bars

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by lindieb

This is from Southern Living - I increased the lemon from 1/3 cup to 1/2 cup. It might just be the type of lemons that grow on my tree - but they just weren't quite tangy enough til I made that change. Everyone LOVES these.

Top Review by Debbie R.

Delicious and perfect texture. Exactly what I was looking for in a lemon bar. These don't have powdered sugar on top and the appearance suffered a little for it. However, that's only on Day 3. On the day they were made, they were so pretty, they didn't need a powdered sugar topping. Very pretty without it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
  2. Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly. Firmly press mixture into a lightly greased 13 x 9 inch pan.
  3. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes, or til lightly browned.
  4. whisk eggs in a large bowl; whisk in 2 cups sugar and lemon juice. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder; whisk into egg mixture. Pour batter over crust.
  5. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or til set. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars and sprinkle evenly with additional powdered sugar. (I use a sifter). Cut into squares. Store in fridge.

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