From the, "Houston Junior League Cookbook," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1 cup flour

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon lemon rind

INGREDIENTS for Lemon Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon water


Combine flour, butter, powdered sugar; mix thoroughly.  Spread in a 9-inch square pan.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.  Meanwhile, mix together eggs, sugar, lemon juice and lemon rind; spread over first layer in pan.  Return to oven for 25 minutes.  When cool, frost with Lemon Glaze.  Cut into 1 inch x 1-1/2 inch bars.

TO PREPARE Lemon Glaze:

Mix powdered sugar, lemon juice and water together and spread thinly over Dainty Lemon Bars.  

YIELDS:  3 dozen bars

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