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Bake-Sale-Worthy Lemon Bars

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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1 h 30 m servings 232
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 bars)


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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. 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.
  3. Bake crust in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave oven on.
  4. Whisk white sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and 3 tablespoons flour together in a bowl and pour filling over crust.
  5. Bake in the hot oven until set, 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. 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

Per Serving: 232 calories; 9.7 34.4 2.6 58 75 Full nutrition

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no changes made, didn't last long at all, very delicious, comparable to those we get from our favorite Italian deli. will be making these often

They turned out to be as good as they sound, and I'd say they really are "bake sale worthy." I would certainly make them again. The only modification I made to it was using three tablespoons of ...