These Lemon Bars are Perfect for Mother’s Day

I Got It From My Momma


Mother’s Day is around the corner, guys (Sunday, May 8) so it’s time to head into the kitchen and whip up a sweet treat just for her.  Lemon Bars are an absolute favorite of my Mother.  We had them all the time, so today’s new cooking video is really an ode to her.  I hope you enjoy the tutorial and these sweet and tart treats!!!  Recipe is below!



 

Luscious Lemon Bars Recipe

CRUST

Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray

1 1/4 cups Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening (well-chilled)

 

FILLING

2 large eggs

1 cup sugar

2 tablespoons Pillsbury BEST™ All Purpose Flour

1/4 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

 

GLAZE

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Powdered sugar

 

 

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

1.
HEAT oven to 350ºF. Line 8-inch square pan with foil. Coat with no-stick cooking spray.

 

2.
FOR CRUST: COMBINE flour, powdered sugar and salt in medium bowl. Cut in well-chilled shortening with pastry blender until evenly moistened. Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake at 350ºF for 15 minutes.

 

3.
FOR FILLING: WHISK eggs until blended. Whisk in sugar, flour, baking powder, lemon juice and lemon peel. Pour over partially baked crust. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown.

 

4.
FOR GLAZE: STIR together powdered sugar, lemon juice and lemon peel. Spread on hot lemon filling. Cool on wire rack. Chill until firm – about 2-3 hours. Remove from pan using edges of foil. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.

 

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