Double Lemon Bars

Double Lemon Bars

February 25, 2008

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A few of us got together at Sues and Nina’s place for the Oscars the other night. I had been out all day (paintballing… true story) but decided to make a quick little something to bring over. I found this recipe for Double Lemon Bars on epicurious.com. So good… and simple to make… and with only about 7 extremely basic ingredients (flour, sugar, powdered sugar, butter, fresh lemon juice, lemon peel and eggs) it turns out to be very inexpensive too!

All you do is mix the flour, powdered sugar, and butter until it’s a “coarse meal”.


Pack the mixture into a baking dish (I used an 8×8). Pop it in the over at 350 for 20 minutes and remove;


Then beat the eggs, fresh lemon juice, more flour and lemon peel, put in the oven for another 20 minutes and remove…


Set aside to cool then sprinkle some powdered sugar on top… mmm. I’m not usually a fan of super “lemoney” foods, but this has the perfect hint of lemon… not too overpowering!


While I made these, I had the sound dock blasting with the tunes of my new favorite band Vampire Weekend. I highly recommend everyone check them out. I feel like I should be on a nice vacation in California (or the Carribean, with the reggae sounds) when I listen to them… it reminds me of summer… as do lemon bars 🙂

[Chels]

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6 Responses to "Double Lemon Bars"

  1. ToKissTheCook says:

    Ummm…I’m going to make a not so subtle plea for someone to freeze one of these and bring it out in two weeks. Pour moi.

    And I would love some Vampire Weekend in Barbados right now but I’ll settle for jamming up Route 6 with the windows down this summer.

  2. Clueless Cat says:

    Those. Look. So. Good. My mouth is watering, literally. haha

    Vampire Weekend – my bf knew them at Columbia, randomly. haha

  3. Avocado Kiss Stationery+Design says:

    Barefoot Contessa has a really good recipe for lemon bars too…these look yummy!

  4. rita : ) says:

    girl, that is making my mouth water. i’ll be sure to try that out! too bad, germans don’t make desserts like we, americans, do. hubby and i sure do miss all the american desserts, unless, i make them.

  5. Julie Q says:

    omg i LOVE lemon bars. And I like the fact there are so few ingredients! That makes it almost possible to make 🙂

  6. toni says:

    Oh man, they do look so easy to make. Thanks for the encouragement. 🙂

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