Copycat Aunt Susie’s Lemon Shortbread Bars Recipe

Get back to memories of childhood with Aunt Sue’s Lemon Shortbread Bars. It’s recipe that’s enjoyed for generations.Not too sweet nor too tangy, this recipe will provide a refreshing treat ideal for any warm or cold weather meal.

Copycat Aunt Susie’s Lemon Shortbread Bars Recipe

How To Make Copycat Aunt Susie's Lemon Shortbread Bars

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins


  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon peel , grated
  • 1 tsp orange peel, grated
  • 3/4 cup butter, chilled
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 tsp flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder


  1. Combine flour, powdered sugar, and fruit peels in a food processor. Add butter, cover, and mix until dough forms.

  2. Flatten mixture into a 13 X 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.

  3. In separate bowl, combine all filling ingredients. Place over warm crust.  Bake another 15 minutes.

  4. In smaller bowl, mix topping ingredients and place over filling.

  5. Bake 8 minutes until set. Cool and refrigerate at least 12 hours. Cut into bars and store in refrigerator.


  • Sugar: 13g
  • :
  • Calcium: 12mg
  • Calories: 114kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 28mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 16mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Sodium: 55mg
  • Vitamin A: 145IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
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