Looking for a great summer dessert? Try my luscious Lemon Bars. They are the perfect combination of buttery crust and tangy sweet filling and are a jiffy to make!
1 cup butter room temperature
2 cups flour plus 4 tablespoons for filling
½ cup powdered sugar plus more for dusting
2 cups sugar
¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine butter, 2 cups flour and ½ cup powdered sugar in a bowl. Press pastry mixture into the bottom of a 9×13 glass baking dish. Bake for 18-20 minutes. In a medium bowl, beat eggs slightly, add 2 cups sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, lemon zest and lemon juice, and mix well. Pour filling over crust and bake for 20-22 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar. Let cool completely before slicing into bar cookies.