Foodie Friday

Friday, May 8, 2009

You know that recipe? The one that, no matter what, it never tastesthe same as when Mom makes it. In honor of Mother's Day, this is a favorite dessert bar recipe perfected by my dear mom.

Lemon Bars

  • 1 c. butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. powdered sugar
  • 2 c. flour
  • dash of salt

Combine all ingredients and mix well, as for pie crust, with a pastry blender. Press into 9 x 13 pan and bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until brown on the edges.


  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. flour
  • 6 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice

Combine flour and sugar, mix in beaten eggs and lemon juice. Pour onto the slightly cooled crust. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until set. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar.