Easy Homemade Lemon Bars

Easy Homemade Lemon Bars

Lemon-lovers rejoice! The best lemon bar recipe is finally here. It's a homemade dessert that's easy to make and sure to impress. It has just the right amount of sweet and tart lemon filling and delicious buttery crust.
  • Prep30 min
  • Total Time2 hr
  • Skill LevelBeginner
    Amount24 bars


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  1. Make crust. Preheat the oven 350ºF. Prepare 13 in. x 9 in. pan with vegetable pan spray.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together flour, powdered sugar and salt.
  3. Add butter to the mixture and stir to form a soft dough.Then press into the bottom of the pan and freeze for 15 minutes.
  4. Bake for 22-25 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  5. Making filling. While the crust is baking, whisk together granulated sugar and flour in a medium bowl.
  6. Add eggs, egg yolks, lemon juice and zest and whisk until smooth.
  7. Pour the mixture over the hot crust and return to the oven and bake for 18-20 minutes or until the center is set. Cool completely in the pan on a cooling rack.
  8. Dust cooled bars with additional powdered sugar. Enjoy!


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