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Strawberry Lemon Bars

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Strawberry Lemon Bars are a sweet and tart summer favorite. A flaky, buttery crust is the perfect base for these colorful, gooey bars.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • Lemon Layer

  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • juice of 2 small lemons
  • Strawberry Layer

  • 1 egg, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • Topping

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  • In medium bowl, cream together butter, sugar and flour for the crust. Press into bottom of 9×13. Use fork to poke a few shallow holes in the crust layer. Bake for 15-17 minutes or until just golden brown.
  • For the Lemon Layer

  • In medium bowl, whisk eggs and sugar until bubbly and foamy, about 3-4 minutes. Add flour and whisk. Add lemon juice and stir until smooth. Pour on baked crust.
  • For the Strawberry Layer

  • In medium bowl, whisk egg and sugar until bubbly and foamy. Whisk in flour and set aside.
  • In a food processory, add strawberries and water and pulse until smooth. Add strawberry mixture to egg mixture and mix until smooth. Drizzle over lemon layer. Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar over top and chill until completely cooled. Cut into bars and serve.
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