Lemon Bars Recipe - BettyCrocker.com

Lemon Bars Recipe - BettyCrocker.com

Prep Time Prep: 10m Total Time Total: 2h

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Dessert

Enjoy this baked lemon bars recipe - perfect for a dessert and to serve a group.

  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour*
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • Additional powdered sugar
  1. 1
  2. Heat oven to 350°F.
  3. 2
  4. In medium bowl, mix flour, butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar with spoon. Press in ungreased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan, building up 1/2-inch edges. Bake crust 20 minutes; remove from oven.
  5. 3
  6. In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients except additional powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
  7. 4
  8. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, about 1 hour. Dust with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour*
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • Additional powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. 1
  2. Heat oven to 350°F.
  3. 2
  4. In medium bowl, mix flour, butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar with spoon. Press in ungreased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan, building up 1/2-inch edges. Bake crust 20 minutes; remove from oven.
  5. 3
  6. In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients except additional powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
  7. 4
  8. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, about 1 hour. Dust with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.