Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

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

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

25

bars

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. 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.
Makes 25 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*Self-rising flour can be used.
Lemon-Coconut Bars:
Stir 1/2 cup flaked coconut into egg mixture in step 3.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 65mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.