"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."--Benjamin Franklin

Favorite Lemon Bars Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Favorite Lemon Bars, by , is from For The Love Of Cooking, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Elsie Luis
Added: Sunday, January 22, 2006


1 cup flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 tsp grated lemon peel
1/3 cup butter, cut up
1 Tbls ice water
1 egg
2 egg whites
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
2/3 cup granulated sugar
1 Tbls flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
Powdered sugar

Crust: Preheat oven to 375. Grease a 9 inch square baking pan. Combine flour, sugar, and lemon peel in bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender until it resembles fine crumbs. Gradually add ice water until pastry is moistened. Pat dough on the bottom of pan and bake for 20 minutes or until golden.
Meanwhile, whisk egg, egg whites, lemon juice, and sour cream in bowl until smooth. Whisk in granulated sugar, flour and baking powder. Immediately pour topping over crust. Bake for 10 minutes or until topping is set. Cool, then sprinkle top with powdered sugar.




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!