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Finished Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

A delicious lemon bar recipe from my grandma
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10 people
Calories 470 kcal


  • 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan


The Crust

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 2 sticks margarine or 1 cup
  • ½ cup confectioner's sugar sifted

The Custard

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • cup lemon juice
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour sifted
  • ½ tsp baking powder sifted


The Crust

  • Sift flour and confectioner sugar into a mixing bowl. Cut in margarine in small pieces until mixture clings together. Might have to use your hands.
  • Smooth into the bottom of a greased and floured 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan.
  • Bake at 350 F for 20 - 25 minutes, or until light brown.

The Custard

  • While the crust is baking, beat 4 eggs in a bowl. Add in the other custard ingredients. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  • Take the pan out of the oven and pour the custard on top. Put it back in the oven for 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with confectioner sugar on top, let it cool on the countertop, then cut into squares and serve when ready.



Calories: 470kcalCarbohydrates: 68gProtein: 5gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 239mgPotassium: 89mgFiber: 1gSugar: 46gVitamin A: 903IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 29mgIron: 2mg
Keyword dessert, fruit dessert, lemon, lemon bars
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