Recipes and Cooking Lemon Bars 4.4 (62) 2 Reviews An extra splash of lemon juice plus lemon peel adds tremendous tang to this classic recipe. Pucker up and enjoy this luscious dessert. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on August 15, 2002 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Stephen Kent Johnson Prep Time: 25 mins Bake Time: 33 mins Total Time: 58 mins Servings: 36 Yield: 36 bars Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup all-purpose flour ½ cup powdered sugar 2 tablespoon cornstarch ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup butter 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 ½ cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel ¾ cup lemon juice ¼ cup half-and-half, light cream, or milk Powdered sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil. Grease foil; set aside. In a large bowl combine the 2 cups flour, the 1/2 cup powdered sugar, the cornstarch, and salt. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press mixture into the bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden. Meanwhile, for filling, in a medium bowl stir together eggs, the granulated sugar, the 3 tablespoons flour, the lemon peel, lemon juice, and half-and-half. Pour filling over hot crust. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes more or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Grasping foil overhang, lift from pan. Cut into bars. Right before serving, sift powdered sugar over tops. Cover and store in the refrigerator. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 114 Calories 5g Fat 16g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 36 Calories 114 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 35mg 12% Sodium 65mg 3% Total Carbohydrate 16g 6% Total Sugars 9g Protein 2g Vitamin C 2.4mg 12% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 25mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.