Easy Lemon Bars Recipe



For the Crust:

  • 10 tablespoons butter room temperature
  • 1 ¼ cups flour
  • ½ cup + 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

For the Filling:

  • 3 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • ⅓ cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder


For the Crust:

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 9×9 inch pan.
  • Mix the flour, powdered sugar, and salt together. Cut the butter into the mix until crumbly and then press into the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes until lightly golden. Meanwhile, make the filling.

For the Filling:

  • Whisk all the filling ingredients together until combined.
  • Pour over the cooked crust and place back in the oven for 17-20 minutes until filling is set.
  • Cool completely, dust with powdered sugar, cut into squares.


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