Sour Cream Lemon Shortbread Bars

Total Time
55mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

If you love the taste of citrus (especially lemon) then you're going to love these bars. The shortbread is nice a flakey and the lemon custard is just the right tartness. This isn't too sweet so you can actually taste the lemon.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. For Crust:.
  3. In food processor, pulse together flour, sugar, lemon zest and salt. Add in butter (chilled cut into several pieces) and pulse until mixture is crumbly (with pea size chunks of butter remaining). Press evenly into a 9 x 13 inch pan and bake for 20 minutes, until slightly golden at the corners.
  4. While crust is baking: prepare filling, beat together all filling ingredients until smooth. When crust comes out of oven, pour on the filling while crust is hot and then return pan to the oven. Bake for 25 minutes, until set and lightly browned at the corners. Set pan on wire rack and cool completely.
  5. Makes about 16 bars.