Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Lemon Bars

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1 cup (two sticks) butter (cold)
4 eggs
2 cups white sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
Confectioner sugar to dust on top


1. Into a large bowl, sift together 1 1/3 cups flour and 1/3 cup powdered sugar. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles corn meal.
2. Press evenly and firmly onto the bottom of 13X9 glass pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes, or until lightly brown.
3. Meanwhile, beat the eggs, sugar, and lemon juice until the sugar is dissolved. Sift 1/4 cup flour and baking powder, and add to the egg mixture. Beat at low speed until just blended.
4. Pour over baked crust. Bake an additional 25 minutes. Remove from the oven, and sprinkle confectioner sugar on the top.
5. Cool and cut into squares.

Number of Servings:

Preparation Time:
40 minutes

Thanks to Laurel for this recipe!