The Best Homemade Lemon Bars Recipe
These are the best homemade lemon bars! These bars have a perfectly chewy crust, zesty lemon filling and dusted with powder sugar.
9x13-inch Baking Pan
Non-stick Cooking Spray
Large Mixing Bowl
Medium Mixing Bowl
- 1 cup butter softened
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 cups flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 3 cups sugar
- 6 large eggs beaten
- 1 lemon zested
- 1 cup lemon juice fresh or bottled
- 1 cup flour
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray a 9 x 13 inch baking pan with nonstick cooking spray.
Cream together softened butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
Add flour and salt and mix until blended.
Press into the bottom of prepared pan and bake for 15 minutes.
While crust is cooking, make filling by mixing together sugar, eggs, lemon zest, lemon juice, and flour. Pour filling over hot crust and bake for about 25 -30 minutes or until set.
Remove from oven and dust with powdered sugar.
Cool completely and cut into squares.
- If you can gather up enough self control to not devour the whole pan, you can store them for 2-3 days in the refrigerator.
Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 108mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 297IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg