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Bake Sale Lemon Bars

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Ingredients

1 h servings 107 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pan)

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Directions

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Combine the flour, 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar, and butter. Pat dough into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, until slightly golden. While the crust is baking, whisk together eggs, white sugar, flour, and lemon juice until frothy. Pour this lemon mixture over the hot crust.
  4. Return to the preheated oven for an additional 20 to 25 minutes, or until light golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Dust the top with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 107 calories; 4.3 g fat; 16.3 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 26 mg cholesterol; 33 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These are easy and delicious. I hate when people review recipes and then say "Don't make the original recipe, use my changes". I like to follow the original recipe and then rate it for what it...

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My alterations make this a five star recipe, in my opinion, but as written, it needs work to suit my family. I like my lemon bars tart, not sickening sweet. Here's what I do: Decrease temp to...

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My alterations make this a five star recipe, in my opinion, but as written, it needs work to suit my family. I like my lemon bars tart, not sickening sweet. Here's what I do: Decrease temp to...

These are easy and delicious. I hate when people review recipes and then say "Don't make the original recipe, use my changes". I like to follow the original recipe and then rate it for what it...

DOUBLE the ingredients for the crust. And for the rest of the recipe, DO what GOURMETMOMMY does-decrease temp to 350 degrees. Put in 9 x 13 enameled metal pan. Bake 15 min. For filling, double ...

I made these a few minutes ago and followed Gourmet Mommy's advice and will put it here so no one else has to scroll back 4 years!!---->(From Gourmet Mommy: My alterations make this a five star ...

I've made these a bunch of times and they've always turned out great. Here's a piece of advice for the people who are having problems with the recipe. 1) Pay attention to your crust. Everyone's ...

I've made this several times now and several ways. I am rating it 5 stars for the original recipe and had no trouble at all covering the 9x 13 pan with the crust. I think the secret is to spre...

I don't understand why this is a 5 star recipe if everyone who liked it altered it in one way or another. I followed the recipe exactly, and the result was a burnt, rubbery, flavorless bar cook...

My husband loved these. I made them twice, the first time as described by the recipe. The second time I reduced the pan size in half and lowered the temperature to 300 and cooked each phase unti...

These lemon bars were VERY good. I had some trouble with them though. I have NO idea how you all spread this dough to fit a 13x9 pan. It was too sticky so I put it in an 8x8 and cooked it for...