Lemon Bars

When Citrus abounds, there's nothing better than making a fresh, citrusy dessert like Lemon Bars! This recipe is our absolute favorite: it's easy and took no time to make- we hope you enjoy! (NOTE: This would probably be delicious with any kind of citrus- grapefruit, lime, blood orange, clementine- the sky is the limit!)

  What You Do: To make crust:
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and confectioner's sugar
  • Cut in butter until combined and crumbly.
  • Press mixture into bottom of pan.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
To make topping:
  • While crust is baking, prepare topping.
  • In a larger bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking powder.
  • Then add slightly beaten eggs and lemon juice.
  • Mix well and pour on top of warm baked crust.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes.
  • When cool, dust with confectioner's sugar and refrigerate.
  • Cut into bars and enjoy them cold!
What You'll Need: Crust: 1 cup butter 1 3/4 cup flour 2/3 cup confectioner's sugar (plus more for dusting) Topping: 1 1/2 cup plain sugar 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp baking powder 4 eggs, slightly beaten 1/2 cup lemon juice Preheat oven to 350 degrees Grease and flour a 9 X 13 pan Mission Must-Haves for this Recipe: Measurers Wire Whisks and Mixing Bowls Food Pan Lemon Squeezer Mesh Strainer (for sifting powdered sugar) Thanks to Bakerella for the great recipe inspiration! Shop at MissionRS.com for all your culinary supplies & needs!
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