Desserts

MARTHA'S LEMON BARS

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This is another one of those recipes for when you aren’t worrying about counting calories! The bottom of the lemon bars have a lightly, sweetened buttery shortbread crust. Then a rich and lemony-sweet filling is poured over the crust and baked until the filling is set. Once the bars have cooled, the top is sprinkled with confectioners’ sugar for one last bit of sweetness – plus the powdered sugar looks very pretty on top! If you are a lemon dessert lover like us – these rich and intensely le

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For the Crust
½ pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
½ cup granulated sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
For the Filling
6 extra large eggs, at room temperature
3 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons grated lemon zest (4 to 6 lemons)
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cup all-purpose flour
Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Combine the flour and salt. With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar mixture until just...
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Nutritions

Calories
177

Sodium
12mg
0% DV

Fat
9g
15% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
21g
7% DV

Fiber
0.7g
2% DV