Annemarie's Lemon Bars

Annemarie's Lemon Bars


"Annemarie is a German lady I met over 20 years ago, when we were living in Indiana. Talk about a good cook!"


55 m servings 151 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 151 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 39 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 57 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. To make crust: Mix together the butter, 1 1/3 cups flour and 1/4 cup sugar with a fork until crumbly. Press into an 8 inch square pan and bake for 20 minutes. Crust will look white. Do not brown!
  3. Combine the eggs, 3/4 cup of sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, baking powder and lemon juice in a blender. Blend until well mixed. Pour over pre-baked crust.
  4. Return to oven and bake an additional 20 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Let bars cool before cutting.
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  1. 246 Ratings


These are wonderful lemon bars! After reading some reviews about too little lemon filling, I made a couple adjustments. I kept the crust the same but pressed it into a 9x9 pan and baked for 10...

I've been making these for about 6 years from this recipe. They are so delicious. I always make four batches. I use two batches in a 9 x 12 pan and they are just right. Everyone requests them...

Even my boyfriend who doesn't like sweets kept raving about this one. I did have to add about an extra tablespoon of butter into the crust. Also, when I was looking over the recipe it didn't loo...

These were and are wonderful! I'm actually eating one right now as I type this! I have made these Lemon Bars a few times now and love the outcome...I'm completely addicted! lol I did change a fe...

These were fantastic! I had several lemon bar recipes to try, and I chose these specifically because some reviewers said there was not enough filling. I like more crust than filling (I must be...

While these did turn out okay, it's definitely not was I was looking for. It makes a really thin bar, I wanted something thicker. It tastes fine, but I will never make again, or if I do, I wil...

I have been baking for many years, and this is the BEST lemon bar recipe I have ever come across. I would suggest cooking the crust for five minutes less than the recipe says.

I made this for a bake sale, and they were snapped up! Delicious taste! I cut the sugar in half and added some more lemon juice since I have a "sour" tooth. Overall, mouth-watering.

I followed the recipe and it was amazing! Its a new favorite!