Lemon Bar Recipe

These classic Lemon Bars are simple, delicious, and sweet, with just the right amount of tart! Add a bit of powdered sugar, and these easy lemon bars are irresistible!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 303 kcal
Author Lil' Luna



  • 1 cup butter room temperature
  • 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Lemon Layer

  • 4 eggs
  • 5-6 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • powdered sugar


  1. In a bowl, mix butter, powdered sugar, 2 c flour, and salt together with a pastry cutter or spatula. Pat mixture into a greased 9x13 pan.

  2. Bake for 20 minutes at 375. Make sure to not let it get brown, keep it light!
  3. Meanwhile. blend eggs, lemon juice, sugar, and 1/3 c flour until frothy, about 30 seconds. Pour over crust.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes at 350
  5. Remove from oven and top with powdered sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Lemon Bar Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 76mg25%
Sodium 202mg9%
Potassium 45mg1%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Sugar 27g30%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 440IU9%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1.1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.