Lemon Bars

This is a great dessert treat guaranteed to make you famous. Your friends and family will line up for these specialties.


  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp shredded lemon peel
  • 3 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tbs flour
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • extra powdered sugar


  • Mix together 1 cup of flour and 1/4 cup of powdered sugar.
  • Cut in the butter until mixture clings together.
  • Pat into an un-greased 8x8x2 inch baking pan.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  • Beat eggs in a mixing bowl.
  • add granulated sugar, lemon peel and juice.
  • Beat until slightly thick and smooth, for 8-10 minutes.
  • Stir 2 tbs of flour and baking powder together.
  • Add to egg mixture and blend just till all is moistened.
  • Pour over baked layer.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
  • Sift powdered sugar over the top
  • Once cooled down, cut into bars.


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