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lemon poppyseed bars

Lemon Poppyseed Bars

NicholeL
Lemon Poppyseed Bars are Spring's version of a brownie. Light and chewy and bursting with lemon flavor, these bars are studded with poppy seeds and covered in a lemon glaze. 
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Bars, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 bars
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Bars:

  • 1 stick unsalted butter softened
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • zest from ½ a lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon poppy seeds

For the Glaze:

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup powdered sugar

Directions
 

For the Bars:

  • Preheat the oven to 350. Spray a 8x8 baking dish with cooking spray or line with parchment paper.
  • In the bowl of a mixer, beat the butter and sugar on medium speed until combined. Add in the eggs, one at a time until combined.
  • Add in the lemon zest, lemon extract, and salt. Then add in the flour and poppy seeds and mix until just combined.
  • Pour into the prepared pan, spreading the batter to the edges.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the center is set the the edges are lightly golden brown. Let cool.

For the Glaze:

  • In a small bowl whisk together the lemon juice and powdered sugar until it becomes a thick glaze.
  • Pour over the cooled bars, spreading from edge to edge.
  • Once the bars have cooled completely, cut into 1 inch squares.

Nutrition

Serving: 1barCalories: 147kcalCarbohydrates: 21.5gProtein: 1.5gFat: 6.5gSaturated Fat: 3.8gCholesterol: 38mgSodium: 85mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 16.9g

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

Keyword baking, lemon bars, lemon desserts, lemon poppyseed bars, springsweetweek
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