Saturday, April 17, 2010

Recipe Corner: Lemon Bars

Lemon bars…. What can I say about lemon bars except that I can eat an entire batch on my own! If you are a fan of lemon desserts, these are a must try!!! It may be hard to share them , but so your best. Enjoy!

• 1 cup butter, softened
• 1/2 cup white sugar
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• 4 eggs
• 1 1/2 cups white sugar
• 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
• 2 lemons, juiced

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a medium bowl, blend together softened butter, 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup sugar. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 9x13 inch pan.
3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until firm and golden. In another bowl, whisk together the remaining 1/12 cups sugar and 1/4 cup flour. Whisk in the eggs and lemon juice. Pour over the baked crust.

4. Bake for an additional 20 minutes in the preheated oven. The bars will firm up as they cool. For a festive tray, make another pan using limes instead of lemons and adding a drop of green food coloring to give a very pale green. After both pans have cooled, cut into uniform 2 inch squares and arrange in a checker board fashion.


Lisa said...

YUM! These look great and my stomach is already begging for them and it's 7 am! I'm going to have to these one day...thanks!

Mama Bird said...

I LOVE LEMON!!! and Lemon Bars are fantab!! thanks for sharing!

Gina F said...

OH MY! Love Lemon Bars. Thanks so much for the recipe. I will definitely have to try these. Thanks for sharing and posting this delicious recipe. HAVE A FAB WEEKEND!!!

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Amy said...

that looks yummy...

have a great weekend..

Momma Fargo said...

Yummy. Lemon bars are one of my faves.

Debbie said...

These are always so delicious! Thanks for the recipe.

Wendy said...

Kel? Were you really up at 4:30AM this morning posting, or did you schedule it ahead? I know, none of my business, but, not being a morning person myself, I was curious:) This recipe looks wonderful--I absolutely love lemon desserts, and especially lemon bars! I have to bring dessert to a birthday luncheon on Friday, maybe I should bring these! Thanks for sharing!

Mr. Thompson and Me said...

Stopped by with Friday Follow....and you got me with the lemon bars. Looks yum. Now following. Thanks for the recipe!

Kristine said...

Thanks for sharing! I will definitively check this one out!

Kristine said...

Thanks for sharing!
I will definitively check this one out!

Kel said...

Wendy - I always schedule my posts the night before. The mornings with 2 kiddos is just to hectic to get on the computer. :)

Diane {} said...

They look really good!