Aunt Susie's Lemon Shortbread Bars
Serving Size / Yield
- 1 1/2 cups flour
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp lemon peel (grated)
- 1 tsp orange peel (grated)
- 3/4 cup chilled butter
- 4 eggs
- 2 cups sugar
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 1/4 cup flour
- 2 tsp flour
- 1 tsp baking powder
Combine flour, powdered sugar, and fruit peels in a food processor. Add butter, cover, and mix until dough forms.
Flatten mixture into a 13 X 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
In separate bowl, combine all filling ingredients. Place over warm crust. Bake another 15 minutes.
In smaller bowl, mix topping ingredients and place over filling.
Bake eight minutes until set. Cool and refrigerate at least 12 hours. Cut into bars and store in refrigerator. This recipe makes 36 bars.