Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 28 mins

Look as good as they sound.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. You can either do the base in a bowl, or a food processor fitted with a steel blade.
  3. Combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and lemon peel. Cut in the butter and egg with a fork, or, if using the food processor, with five-second pulses, until the mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Set aside two cups of this mixture. Press the rest evenly into an ungreased jelly roll pan (15 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches), and bake for 8 minutes.
  4. In a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat, combine all the filling ingredients. Keeping an eye on it and stirring frequently, cook for about 8 - 15 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened to a jam/spread-like consistency. Spread the filling evenly over the base, and sprinkle the reserved flour mixture over all. Bake for another 15 - 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Cool completely before cutting.


Most Helpful

LOVED THESE. I used a 10 x 17 inch pan and it work out perfectly! I will make these again!

DebS #2 February 28, 2010

ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC BARS, & I especially liked that fact that the filling was not store-bought preserves! Since I love lemon, the measures for zest were well rounded! Will definitely be making these again, perhaps trying a 3-berry frozen mix! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in the current Pick-A-Chef]

Sydney Mike September 22, 2008

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