Creamy Lemon Bars

  • Prep Time:
    15 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    37 minutes

  • Yield:
    16 bars


  • No-stick cooking spray
  • 1 cup all purpose flour divided
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar plus additional for garnish
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 cup Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lemon Juice


  1. HEAT oven to 350°. Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil. Coat with no-stick cooking spray.
  2. COMBINE 2/3 cup flour and powdered sugar in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or two knives until coarse crumbs form. Pat evenly in bottom of prepared pan. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  3. WHISK eggs in medium bowl. Add 1/3 cup flour, sugar, baking powder and lemon juice. Whisk until smooth. Pour over partially baked crust.
  4. BAKE 25 to 28 minutes or until golden brown on top. Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 bar of 16
Calories Per Serving: 140
Total Fat Grams: 4.5g
Calories From Fat Grams: 40
Saturated Fat Grams: 2.5g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 13%
Cholesterol: 10mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 3%
Sodium: 55mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 2%
Carbohydrates: 24g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 8%
Sugars: 18g
Protein: 1g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 2%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 2%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 2%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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