Lemon Bars Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. For crust: Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Combine flour and salt and add to the butter until just mixed.
  4. Dump dough onto well floured board and gather into a ball, flatten the dough w/ floured hands and press into a 9x13x2 inch baking sheet, building up a 1/2 inch edge on all sides.
  5. Chill.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until very lightly browned.
  7. Let cool on wire rack.
  8. Leave oven on.
  9. For the Filling: Whisk together eggs, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice, and flour.
  10. Pour over the crust and bake for 30 to 35 minutes until the filling is set.
  11. Let cool to room temp.
  12. Cut into triangles and dust with confectioner’s sugar.
  13. Store in the fridge.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 2063.39 Kcal (8639 kJ)
Calories from fat 652.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 72.47g 111%
Cholesterol 534.5mg 178%
Sodium 248mg 10%
Potassium 390.53mg 8%
Total Carbs 335.82g 112%
Sugars 236.04g 944%
Dietary Fiber 4.02g 16%
Protein 26.34g 53%
Vitamin C 36.4mg 61%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 25%
Iron 3.3mg 19%
Calcium 102.4mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 330.51 Kcal (1384 kJ)
Calories from fat 104.48 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.61g 111%
Cholesterol 85.62mg 178%
Sodium 39.72mg 10%
Potassium 62.55mg 8%
Total Carbs 53.79g 112%
Sugars 37.81g 944%
Dietary Fiber 0.64g 16%
Protein 4.22g 53%
Vitamin C 5.8mg 61%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 25%
Iron 0.5mg 19%
Calcium 16.4mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 46.5
  • 57

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar,
  • High in Total Fat

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