As good as lemon pie, but a lot less work, this delicious recipe for Meyer Lemon Bars cannot be beaten. A shortbread crust is topped with a tangy citrus filling and sprinkled with powdered sugar for a picture-perfect look.
This is the famous Ina Garten, AKA The Barefoot Contessa recipe and she has a great step-by-step video too.
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Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe Video
The Barefoot Contessa is very popular and with good reason. Maybe you have seen her show on Food Network?
Ina says that these Meyer Lemon Bars are the perfect portable dessert. Click play above to see Ina now ^
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Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe Ingredients
- 1/2 lb unsalted butter, warmed to room temperature
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 cups flour
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- 6 extra-large eggs
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 2 tbsp grated lemon zest
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 cup flour
- Confectioner’s sugar, for dusting
Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe Instructions
1. Preheat oven to 350 F.