Monday, March 24, 2014

Lemon Bars

This recipe is my go-to recipe for a school's event or if I need to whip up a quick last-minute treat. And of course it is delicious!


Lemon Bars
Crust:
1 cup flour       
1/4 cup powdered sugar  
1/2 cup butter          

Filling:                    
2 eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons flour                                
1/4 teaspoon baking powder

Topping:                                              
Powdered Sugar

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Crust:
Stir together flour and powdered sugar. Cut in butter until mixture clings together.  Shape and press crust into an ungreased 8 x 8 inch baking pan.  Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

Filling:
In mixer bowl beat eggs. Add granulated sugar and lemon juice.  Beat until smooth.  Stir in flour and baking powder.  Blend until combined.  Pour filling over baked layer.  Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Sift powdered sugar over top.

Allow to cool before cutting into bars.