Lemon Bars


Today is a disgusting, dreary, cloudy, rainy day.

What better pick-me-up than to make cheery, yellow, happy lemon bars?

The recipe is simple and I had all of the ingredients I needed (I love it when that happens).

Yield: About 9 bars

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

Refreshing, light, and lemon-y!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


For the crust:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter at room temperature

For the filling:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


    Make the crust:

    1. Preheat oven to 350F.

    2. Sift the flour and sugar. Cream the butter and slowly blend in the flour/sugar mixture. Flatten into a 9×9 pan and bake for 15.

    Make the filling:

    1. Beat the eggs. Add the sugar and salt. Beat until light and lemon-colored.

    2. Mix the flour, powdered sugar, and lemon juice together. Fold into the egg mixture. Pour over crust and bake for 20-25 minutes at 350F.


Your yield will depend on how big or small you cut your bars.

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