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Luscious Lemon Shortbread Bars

These Luscious Lemon Shortbread Bars come together in a flash, featuring a buttery store-bought shortbread cookie crust and a zesty, creamy lemon filling that will make your taste buds dance.
2
45 min
TOTAL TIME
420
CALORIES
$0.54
PER SERVING
Luscious Lemon Shortbread Bars
Directions
CRUST
10 min
PREP TIME
35 min
COOK TIME
45 min
TOTAL TIME
1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line the bottom of an 8-inch square pan with parchment paper or grease with cooking spray and set aside
2
In a mixing bowl, combine the crushed shortbread cookies and melted butter. Press the mixture evenly into the bottom of the prepared dish
3
Bake the crust for 10 minutes, then remove from the oven and set aside to cool
FILLING
4
In a mixing bowl, mix the lemon zest and granulated sugar
5
Add the lemon juice, all-purpose flour, baking powder, and eggs to the sugar mixture, then mix until well combined and the sugar is dissolved
6
Pour the lemon filling over the cooled crust
7
Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until the filling has set
TOPPING
8
Remove the bars from the oven and allow to cool completely
9
Sprinkle the cooled bars with powdered sugar, then cut and serve. Store any leftovers in the refrigerator
Health Info
Macros
58g
CARBS
19g
FAT
4g
PROTEIN
Allowed on these diets
LACTOSE FREE
GLUTEN FREE
VEGETARIAN
Contains these allergens
MILK
EGGS
WHEAT
Frequently Asked Questions
Why is my shortbread cookie hard?
What type of sugar is best for shortbread cookies?
Why does my shortbread spread in the oven?
Can I add flavors to my shortbread cookies?
My dough is too crumbly, what should I do?
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Why isn't my shortbread cookie flaky?
My shortbread tastes bland, what can I do?
Can I freeze shortbread cookie dough?
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