Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Luscious Lemon Bars




I love lemon bars. I used to make them alot when before I was married and now I usally just make them at Christmas, they're Jim's favorite! And I said it before... next to chocolate, lemon is my favorite flavor!



Lemon Bars

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Crust:
1 cup softened butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
Dash of salt
2 cups flour
zest of 1 to 2 lemons

Combine all ingredients and mix well. Press mixture into greased 9x13" pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until starts to brown slightly around the edges.

Filling:
4 eggs, beaten
2 cups granulated sugar
1/4 cup flour
6 Tablespoons lemon juice

Powdered Sugar for garnish

Combine flour and sugar in a medium bowl. Mix in beaten eggs and lemon juice. Pour into slightly cooled curst. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until set. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.

2 comments:

  1. Diane -- I have to tell you that I am such a fan of your blog. I have one thing to say -- How can I trust a skinny cook?! Thanks for sharing your knowledge and expertise. You have a gift. My family thanks you! Corenna

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  2. oh! I'm so glad you like it!! I have soooo much fun blogging my recipes!!! :o)

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