LEMON BARS

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10 min Prep
2 hr 0 min Total
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25 Servings

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


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour*
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 cup granulated sugar
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 large eggs
  • Small check mark in a circle icon Additional powdered sugar
Preparation
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
Tips
  • Stir 1/2 cup flaked coconut into egg mixture in step 3.