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Lusciously Lemon Bars

A rich, buttery, sweet and refreshing dessert.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Lemon Bars, Lemon Squares
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 40 servings
Calories 112kcal
Author Heather


For the Crust

  • 1 cup butter *softened
  • 1/2 cup cane sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour *use TJ's Gluten Free All-purpose for gluten free bars
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

For the Filling

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups cane sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour *use TJ's Gluten Free All-purpose for gluten free bars
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice *about 3 lg lemons
  • powdered sugar for dusting


  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Cream softened butter, sugar, extract and flour together- mixture will be granular. Press into uncreased 9x13 inch pan. Bake 15-20 mins or until firmed and slightly golden.
  • While crust is baking, whisk together filling ingredients using a stand mixer, until filling is well incorporated.
  • Pour filling over baked crust. Bake an additional 20 mins. As the bars cool they will become firm. Dust with powdered sugar after 5 mins of cooling. Allow bars to cool completely before cutting.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*
Adapted from allrecipes.com.


Calories: 112kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 166IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg