Lemon Love Notes
Like Lemon Bars But Better

by Karen Ekstrom

Lemon Love Notes are sweeter than a lemon bar and a little less tangy.  Wonderful for those who want less bite in their lemon dessert!


1/2 cup butter, softened

1 cup flour

1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar

2 T. lemon juice

Rind of 1 large lemon, grated

2 eggs, beaten

1 cup sugar

2 T. flour

1/2 tsp. baking powder


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine butter, 1 cup flour and confectioners’ sugar. Mix well. Make a crust by pressing mixture into a 9-inch square baking pan. Bake for 15 minutes.  Cool.

Combine lemon rind, juice, eggs, sugar, 2 T. flour and baking powder.  Mix well. Spread on baked crust. Bake for 25 minutes.

Vanilla Icing 


3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 T. butter, softened

1 1/2 T. milk


Combine all 4 ingredients. Beat until smooth.  Ice lemon bars.

Cut into squares.

Makes 16 bars.

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