Lemon Bars Recipe :
Yield: 24 bars
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups granulated
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
base, recipe follows
3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl whisk together eggs
and granulated sugar until combined well and stir in lemon juice and flour.
Pour lemon mixture over hot shortbread. Reduce oven temperature to 300 degrees
F. And bake in middle of oven until set, about 30 minutes. Cool completely in
pan and cut into 24 bars. Bar cookies keep, covered and chilled, 3 days. Sift
confectioners' sugar over bars before serving.
1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) unsalted
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut butter into 1/2-inch pieces.
In a food processor process all ingredients until mixture begins to form small
lumps. Sprinkle mixture into a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking pan and with a metal
spatula press evenly onto bottom. Bake shortbread in middle of oven until golden,
about 20 minutes. While shortbread is baking, prepare topping.