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The Best Lemon Bars Recipe

Luscious lemon bars with a shortbread crust.

Ingredients

Crust:

Lemon topping:

Garnish:

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350º. Line an 8 x 8-inch pan with non-stick foil or line with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor, pulse the crust ingredients until the butter is in very small pieces . Press into the bottom of the prepared pan and bake about 15 minutes or until the crust just starts to brown.
  3. To make the filling, whisk together eggs, sugar, lemon juice, zest, flour, and salt. Immediately pour over hot crust when it comes out of the oven.
  4. Bake for 30-35 more minutes or until topping is firm and lightly browned.
  5. Cool, then cut a sliver off all sides before sprinkling with powdered sugar and cutting into bars. Garnish with berries if desired.

Notes

You may double the recipe and bake in a 9 x 13-inch pan or triple and bake in a jelly roll pan.

Recipe adapted from Ina Garten