Lemon Bars Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Powdered sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (sifted)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Granulated sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Lemon peel1⁄2 Teaspoon, finely shredded
 Lemon juice3 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Baking powder1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2232 Calories from Fat 904

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 103 g158%

Saturated Fat 61.1 g305.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664.9 mg

Sodium 254.7 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 305 g101.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.5%

Sugars 182.5 g

Protein 30 g59.5%

Vitamin A 66.2% Vitamin C 39.9%

Calcium 20.3% Iron 51.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Stir together 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup powdered sugar; cut in butter till mixture clings together.
Pat into ungreased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes.
In mixer bowl beat eggs; add granulated sugar, lemon peel, and juice.
Beat till slightly thick and smooth, 8 to 10 minutes.
Stir together 2 tablespoons flour and baking powder; add to egg mixture.
Blend just till moistened.
Pour over baked layer.
Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes.
Sift more powdered sugar over top.
Cool; cut into bars