Tasty lemon bars baked to perfection

Tasty lemon bars baked to perfection

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of cold butter

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 2 cups of flour

  • 4 eggs

  • 2 cups of sugar

  • ¼ cup flour

  • 6 T lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

**Makes about 2 dozen, depending on the size of the squares cut.

 

Baking Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350℉

  2. Get out a 13x9” pan and cover the inside with aluminum foil, allowing for 2 inches excess foil off each handle of the pan. Lightly grease the foil.

  3. Mix the 2 cups of flour and the ½ cup of powdered sugar together and beat in the cold butter until it is crumbly.

  4. Press out the crust evenly into the pan and bake for 20-25 minutes

  5. In one bowl, beat the 4 eggs until they are smooth. Add the 2 cups of sugar, 1 teaspoon lemon zest, and the 6 T of lemon juice. Mix that together.

  6. In a separate bowl, mix together ¼ cup of flour and 1 teaspoon of baking soda.

  7. Add that mixture to the bowl with the eggs, mix it well, then pour it evenly over the baked crust.

  8. Put that in the oven for 25 minutes or until the filling is baked to your preference.

  9. When that is cooked to your liking, take it out of the oven and leave it in the pan for about 15 minutes. After, take the lemon bars out of the pan, but remaining in the aluminum foil and let that cool for about 15 more minutes.

  10. When cooled, cut the dish into squares, sprinkle with powdered sugar, and enjoy!!!

By: Ally Clinard

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