Best Lemon Bars

Best Lemon Bars

Blogger, Shreya Sasaki of RecipeMatcher shares a recipe. Want to make something delicious for dessert? Then try this tasty lemon bar made with Gold Medal® flour.

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cup butter or margarine, softened
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
cups granulated sugar
teaspoons grated lemon peel
cup fresh lemon juice
tablespoons powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In medium bowl mix butter, 2 cups of the flour and 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar. Press into the bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  3. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until center is set and edges just begin to brown.
  4. In medium bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup flour and remaining 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar with whisk. Add eggs, lemon peel and lemon juice; stir with whisk until well combined. Pour over partially baked crust.
  5. Bake 18 to 22 minutes longer or until center is set and edges are golden brown. The bars will firm up as they cool. Cool 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
Makes 24 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Add some pizzazz to the bars with stencils or strips of parchment paper. Place stencils on bars, sift powdered sugar over the stencil and then carefully lift the stencil from the bars.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 65mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 18g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.