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Sunburst Lemon Bars

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 36

Bake these lemony crowd-pleasers for your next gathering--even the simple glaze has a pleasing burst of citrus flavor. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Base

2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
cup butter or margarine, softened

Filling

4
eggs
2
cups granulated sugar
1/4
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
cup lemon juice

Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat base ingredients on low speed until crumbly. Press mixture evenly in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl with wire whisk, lightly beat eggs. Beat in remaining filling ingredients except lemon juice until well blended. Beat in 1/4 cup lemon juice.
  • 3
    Remove partially baked base from oven. Pour filling evenly over warm base.
  • 4
    Return to oven; bake 25 to 30 minutes longer or until top is light golden brown. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix 1 cup powdered sugar and enough lemon juice for desired spreading consistency until smooth. Spread glaze over cooled bars. Cut into bars.

Expert Tips

  • One lemon yields about three tablespoons of juice, so buy two lemons to squeeze for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Bar
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
55mg
2%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
22g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
16g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 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 Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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