Refreshingly Lemon, Lemon Bars
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Yields: 24 Bars
 
Delicious combination of tart & sweet. Leave off the glaze if you don't want extra sweet.
Ingredients
  • Crust
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 2 stick butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Filling
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • Glaze
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice or more until you reach the right consistency
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Beat butter, powdered sugar, flour, and lemon zest in a large bowl.
  3. Spread mixture in the bottom of a 13x9 inch pan.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes.
  5. Whisk beat eggs in a large bowl for 4 minutes.
  6. Add in sugar, flour, baking powder and combine well.
  7. Mix in lemon juice and lemon zest.
  8. Pour over warm crust and return to the oven.
  9. Bake for an additional 30 minutes.
  10. Allow to cool completely.
  11. Make glaze by combining powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth spreadable glaze.
  12. Glaze cool bars and serve.
Recipe by Cook Eat Delicious! at http://www.cookeatdelicious.com/sweets-recipes/bars-recipes/refreshing-lemon-bars-recipe.html