• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 20 min
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  • Summary

    Luscious Lemon Bars - the perfect lemony sweet/tart custard on a shortbread crust. A great traditional dessert.

    Ingredients

    • For the crust:
    • 12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) cold unsalted butter - diced
    • 2 cups all-purpose flour
    • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
    • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar plus more for garnish
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (or coarse salt)
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    • For the Filling:
    • 6 large eggs - 4 whole eggs plus two egg yolks
    • 2 cups granulated sugar
    • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour - sifted
    • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest (approx 1-2 lemons)
    • 3/4-1 cup fresh lemon juice (approx. 8 lemons)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 20
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 234 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 8 g 12.92%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 23.08%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 83 mg 27.6%
    • Sodium: 45 mg 1.87%
    • Calcium: 11 mg 1.06%
    • Potassium: 37 mg 1.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 38 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.61%
    • Sugar: 26 g
    • Protein: 3 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.06%
    • Vitamin C 0.55%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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