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Lemon Thyme Bars
dessert

Lemon Thyme Bars

This three-layer bar makes a satisfying and sweet dessert. The buttery, thyme-speckled crust is a perfect foundation for a zesty lemon filling.
  • 15m

    prep time

  • 45m

    Cook Time

  • 172

    Calories

  • 12

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

24

(1 bar)

Servings

Crust

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons McCormick® Thyme Leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) cold butter, cut into pieces

Lemon Filling

  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon McCormick® Ground Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Crust, mix flour, confectioners' sugar, thyme and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resemble coarse crumbs. Reserve 1/3 of crumb mixture (about 1 cup). Pat remaining crumb mixture into greased foil-lined 13x9-inch baking pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Remove from oven.

  • For the Filling, mix granulated sugar, flour, ginger and baking powder in large bowl. Add lemon juice, eggs and lemon peel; whisk until blended. Pour lemon filling over warm baked crust. Sprinkle reserved crumb mixture over top.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until filling is set and golden. Cool in pan on wire rack.

  • Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar or drizzle with Lemon Glaze, if desired. Cut into bars to serve.

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