Easy Lemon Bars Recipe

This lemon bars recipe is an easy recipe that everyone, including kids and adults, loves! It's a perfect summer recipe that's crisp, tangy and refreshing like a cool glass of lemonade. Its sunshine yellow color adds a pop of color to the meal and because they're so popular with guests, lemon bars and brownies are usually the first things to disappear at a potluck.

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2 cups flour
1 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/2 cup powdered sugar


4 eggs, well beaten
2 cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice (1 lemon)
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Mix all the crust ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Press into a greased 9×13 inch pan. Make sure the edges are higher than the center to contain the filling.
  4. Bake the crust for 20 minutes or until it begins to brown.
  5. Combine, eggs, sugar and lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Stir in flour and baking powder.
  7. Pour into the baked crust and bake 20 minutes at 350°.
The lemon bars are done when they are firm to the touch. Cut into small squares and dust with powdered sugar. These lemon bars are extremely rich, so cut into small pieces.