Blue Ribbon Lemon Bars

Recipe by FarahC
READY IN: 1hr 55mins
SERVES: 14-16




  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Make crust first.
  • In a large bowl, add in your 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, melted butter, mix with a pastry blender until crumbly.
  • Press mixture into a greased 9 x 13 pan, poke crust with fork all over so crust doesn't bubble up.
  • Bake 10-15 minutes or until golden. Be sure to make sure crust doesn't turn brown.
  • Take crust out and let rest 10 minutes.
  • Leave oven on. While crust is resting make filling.
  • In a large mixing bowl beat on low eggs, 1/4 cup flour, lemon juice, lemon rind, baking powder, salt, sugar and vanilla.
  • Pour filling mixture over crust and bake 60 minutes. When done take out of oven and sprinkle 1/2 cup of powdered sugar over while warm.
  • Chill bars at least 1 1/2 hours before eating.