Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe

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Meyer Lemons are a cross between a Lemon and a Mandarin Orange. If you can’t get a hold of Meyers consider subbing a little orange zest and juice for a portion of the lemon zest and juice.

Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe
Ingredients for Creamy Meyer Lemon Bars Crust:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 cup butter

Ingredients for Creamy Meyer Lemon Bars Filling:
1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
2 beaten eggs
1 TBSP lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 – 3/4 cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

extra powdered sugar for dusting

Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe
NOTES:
Makes about 36 lemony squares. For added instruction and entertainment, watch the Meyer Lemon Bars Video.

Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe
Directions for Meyer Lemon Bars:
1) Zest and juice a lemon or two.
2) In a bowl combine flour, powdered sugar, salt and lemon zest.
3) Press mixture into a 9×9 baking pan lined with parchment paper.
4) Bake in a preheated 350 (F) oven for 15-20 minutes.
5) In a bowl combine sweetened condensed milk, beaten eggs, lemon zest, salt, baking powder, lemon juice and vanilla. Whisk well.
6) Pour lemon mixture over pre-baked crust and return to preheated 350 (F) oven for 20-25 minutes.
7) Allow to cool and lift lemon bars from pan using parchment paper.
8) Cut into bite sized pieces and dust with powdered sugar.
9) Refrigerate. Tastes best chilled.

Meyer Lemon Bars Recipe

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