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Luscious Lemon Bars Recipe
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Luscious Lemon Bars Recipe

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"These bars are wonderful as a snack or dessert," says Marina Jines of Enid, Oklahoma. "Beware-they're habit-forming! If you don't want to eat the extras, why not share them with a neighbor or a shut-in?"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 35 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

One bar equals 149 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in flour.
  2. Press onto the bottom of an ungreased 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan. Bake at 325° for 14-16 minutes or until set and the edges are lightly browned.
  3. For filling, in a small bowl, beat the egg, sugar, lemon juice, flour and baking powder until frothy. Pour over warm crust. Bake for 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into bars. Yield: 8 bars.
Originally published as Luscious Lemon Bars in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p15

Nutritional Facts

One bar equals 149 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 70 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Nov. 14, 2014

"My husband loves these!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2014

"I want to make these but I don't quite understand the loaf pan and get 8 bars?

jd13627"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2014

"Loved these - and the pan size is correct. :)"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2013

"BAKING PAN IS OBVIOUSLY INCORRECT. NOT A LOAF PAN PROBABLY AN 8X8"

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Reviewed May. 8, 2012

"Haven't tried yet but wondered if the pan size was correct."

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