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The next time you need something amazing to contribute to a bake sale, or maybe just a last-minute birthday party, try this simple lemon bars recipe.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
1 hr 30 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 bars
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Crust:
Filling:
Topping:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.

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  • Combine 1 1/2 cups flour, 1/3 cup powdered sugar, and butter in a bowl. Pat dough into the prepared pan to form a crust.

  • Bake crust in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave oven on.

  • Whisk white sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and 3 tablespoons flour together in a bowl and pour filling over crust.

  • Bake in the hot oven until set, 20 to 25 minutes.

  • Remove from oven and cool completely, about 30 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar and cut into 16 bars.

Cook's Note:

Use margarine in place of butter, if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts

232 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 34.4g; fat 9.7g; cholesterol 57.8mg; sodium 74.8mg. Full Nutrition
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