Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

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From the kitchen of Dora Grimm

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
45 minutes
Tags: Good for parties/potlucks


1 cup (2 sticks) butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
4 eggs, well beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar
8 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 tablespoon grated lemon rind
4 tablespoons flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Cream first three ingredients together and spread evenly in an ungreased jelly roll pan, pat down.

  3. Bake for 15 minutes, until lightly brown.

  4. Reduce oven to 325 degrees.

  5. Beat eggs, mix with remaining ingredients, pour over baked pastry.

  6. Bake an additional 30 minutes.

  7. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

  8. Cool for 15 minutes then cut into bars.

  9. Store in refrigerator.


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debbie1110 says:

Oh boy are these good. love lemon.This is a keeper

6/29/2016 6:30:22 PM

debsfun says:

Very Good! Made them for the first time today and they are wonderful! My husband likes them too!

11/20/2013 11:56:38 AM

bomb102 says:


11/17/2013 1:18:31 PM

llynn_19 says:

It's lemon and perfect!

12/13/2012 9:55:09 PM

pattidougan says:

Great tasting bars !!!

11/30/2012 8:14:30 PM

Paris123 says:


11/23/2012 6:42:37 PM

Becky says:

I made these for my dad's birthday, as he loves all things lemony. My dad [and the rest of the family] really enjoyed them!

11/6/2012 9:15:56 AM

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