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Tangy Lemon Bars

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Ingredients
For crust
  Softened butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
For filling
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Eggs 4
  Grated lemon peel 2 Teaspoon
  All-purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
For glaze
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heat the oven to 350°.

MAKING
2) In a mixer bowl combine all the ingredients for the crust.
3) Beat at medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes.
4) Add into a 13x9-inch baking pan and press down.
5) Bake for 18 to 22 minutes, till the edges are lightly browned.
6) In the same bowl, combine sugar, lemon juice, eggs, salt and lemon peel.
7) Beat at medium speed for 1 to 2 minutes.
8) Lower speed and add 1/4 cup flour and baking powder.
9) Continue beating, for another 1 minute.
10) Add the filling over the hot, partially baked crust.
11) Continue baking for another 23 to 25 minutes.
12) Cool completely.
13) In a small mixer bowl, combine powdered sugar, butter and vanilla.
14) Beat at a low speed, gradually adding enough lemon juice till the desired consistency.
15) Drizzle over cooled bars and cut into bars.

SERVING
16) Garnish with lemon zest and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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