Zesty Fresh Lemon Nut Bars

Preparation:  15 min. Cooking: 35 min. Total: 50 min.
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  • 1/2 Cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/2 Cup sugar
  • 1 lemons , juiced, peel grated
  • 1 1/2 Cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Cup brown sugar, packed firmly
  • 1 Cup walnuts , finely chopped
  • 2 eggs , slightly beaten
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1 Cup powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 350 ℉. To make crust, cream together 1/2 whole cup unsalted butter butter, sugar and half of lemon peel. Gradually stir in 1.25 whole cup all purpose flour flour to form a soft crumbly dough. Press evenly into bottom of 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake 15 minutes. Meanwhile, to prepare filling, combine brown sugar, walnuts, eggs, baking powder, remaining flour and half of lemon peel in a bowl. Spread over baked crust. Bake 20 minutes longer. For glaze, gradually blend a small amount of powdered sugar into 1 whole Tbsp unsalted butter butter. Add 2 whole Tbsp lemon juice and remaining powdered sugar. Stir to blend well. Spread thinly on bars while they are still hot. Cool and cut into squares.
Calories
230 Cal
Fat
11 g
Carbs
33 g
Protein
3.6 g
Fiber
1 g
Sugar
23 g
Cholesterol
39 mg
Sodium
29 mg


Nutrients

Fiber     1 g
Fat     11 g
Sugar     23 g
Carbs     33 g
Protein     3.6 g
Calories     230 Cal

Fats

Fat, Poly     2.8 g
Fat, Mono     2.9 g
Fat, Sat     4.1 g
Fat, Trans     0 g
Fat, Percent     42 %

Vitamins

Vitamin, K     1 mcg     0.8 %
Vitamin, A     220 IU     7.2 %
Vitamin, B12     0.1 mcg     2.7 %
Niacin     0.7 mg     4.3 %
Riboflavin     0.1 mg     7.5 %
Vitamin, C     4.8 mg     5.3 %
Vitamin, D     2.3 IU     0.4 %
Vitamin, B6     0.1 mg     4.1 %
Vitamin, E     0.4 mg     2.5 %
Panto, Acid     0.3 mg     5.3 %
Choline     18 mg     3.2 %
Thiamin     0.1 mg     7.7 %

Minerals

Calcium     31 mcg     3.1 %
Phosphorus     68 mg     9.7 %
Magnesium     19 mg     4.5 %
Copper     0.1 mcg     15 %
Fluoride     0.6 mcg     14 %
Zinc     0.4 mg     3.6 %
Cholesterol     39 mg     0.1 %
Sodium     29 mg     1.9 %
Selenium     6.5 mcg     12 %
Manganese     0.4 mg     5 %
Potassium     84 mg     1.8 %
Iron     0.9 mg     12 %