Yummy Lemon Bars


Lemons Lemons Lemons…
What do you make when you have a bunch of lemons? Yummy Lemon Bars of course! These super yummy lemon bars are so sweet and tart at the same time, once you take that first bite there is no stopping. They are also so quick and easy to make, they will be done before you know it. So while you are making that batch of Yummy Lemon Bars, you might want to double it because one batch will not be enough.


Yummy Lemon Bars

1/2 cup sugar
2 cups flour
1 cup cold butter cut into small pieces
1 Tablespoons of lemon zest

Lemon Layer
4 eggs slightly beaten
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 Tablespoons of lemon zest
3/4 to 1 cup lemon juice (fresh is best)
Powdered sugar for topping (optional)

Pre-heat oven to 350

1) In food processor or blender, mix all crust ingredients until you have a sand consistency.
2) Press into a parchment lined 9×13 baking pan. Make sure the parchment paper hangs over the sides a little, for easy removing after baking.
3) Bake for 20 to 25 minutes. The edges should be slightly brown.

Lemon Layer
1) While crust is baking, mix all the lemon layer ingredients together until sugar in dissolved. Set aside for at least 10 to 15 minutes.
2) When crust is done, mix lemon mixture well before pouring over crust.
3) Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until lemon filling apears to be set and slightly browned.
4) Cool completely, dust with powdered sugar if desired.


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