I love Lemon Bars. I could not find my recipe that I have had for years that I got from my mother, so I looked on line and found this very delicious lemon lime bar. You will LOVE it. You might want to check out her blog too. She had some yummy recipe's.
For the crust:
- 3/4 lb. unsalted butter, at room temperature
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
For the filling:
- 6 large eggs, at room temperature
- 3 cups granulated sugar
- 1 Tbsp. finely grated Meyer lemon zest
- 1 Tbsp. finely grated lime zest
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon/lime juice (I used 6 small Meyer lemons and 2 limes)
- 1 cup flour
- Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
Butter a 9 x 13 x 2" baking pan, then line the bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper. This is optional but will make removing the bars from the pan, much simpler.
For the crust: Cream the butter and sugar until light in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.
Combine the flour and salt and, with the mixer on low, add to the butter mixture until just mixed.
Dump the dough onto a well-floured board and gather into a ball. Flatten the dough with floured hands and press it into the bottom of prepared pan.
Chill the pan while the oven preheats to 350° F.
Bake the crust for 15 to 20 minutes, until very lightly browned. Let cool on a wire rack. Leave the oven on.
For the filling: Whisk together the eggs, sugar, lemon and lime zest, lemon and lime juice, and flour.
Pour over the crust and bake for 35-45 minutes, until filling is set.
Let cool to room temperature. Cut into squares or triangles and dust with confectioners' sugar.
Store any leftovers in a covered container in the refrigerator.
Makes about 24 squares.