Lemon Bars

I have never made lemon bars before.
Had been planning on making them….sometime, really I was..
Today was the day,
 but I didn’t make them from scratch as originally planned.
My mom bought a box of the Barefoot Contessa’s mix and didn’t use it and decided to give it to me.
Well it’s been sitting on the counter for a couple of days and today my daughter wanted to make them,
so we gave them a try. 
I’m glad we did.
They were delicious.

Who would have thought they’d taste so fresh and lemony.
We added the juice of two and a half really ripe lemons, and it sure must have helped.
Now I’ll have to try it, all on my own next time.
The shortbread bottom was delicious.
I LOVE SHORTBREAD! 
I’ll either come up with my own recipe or hope that someone will share a nice one with me.
If you have a great recipe, I hope you’ll share.
This was a nice mix to try out.
Thanks mom!

added info:
My mom bought the mix at Sur La Table.

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  1. 1

    Yummo!!

  2. 2
    Brisbane Baker says:

    wow, I didn't know that the Barefoot Contessa had her own box cakes?

    Interesting…

  3. 3

    I've been wanting to make lemon bars for a while now too & I had no idea that Ina had her own mixes!

  4. 4
    cookies and cups says:

    I didn't know that barefoot contessa did boxes..I will definitely have to check these out!

  5. 5
    Catherine says:

    I love it when you can take a pre-mix and add your own special goodness to it. I am thinking your freshly squeezed lemon juice gave it that extra zip! It looks very dee-lish and yummy!

    Have a wonderful Monday!
    xo Catherine

  6. 6

    Hi Diane! I have a great recipe for Lemon Bars on my blog. I have been making them for 20 years. They are a favorite at pot lucks and barbecues. Here's the link, Cris. http://usgorrias.blogspot.com/search/label/recipes

  7. 7

    I love Barefoot Contessa. Anything from her is good. Those lemon bars look. I want some now!

  8. 8

    Oh man do I wish we were neighbors. I'd come on over and beg for a bar. :)

  9. 9

    I just made these too! I actually just posted the recipe on my blog. What a coincidence! :)

  10. 10
    Dinners and Dreams says:

    Anything by barefoot contessa has to be good. Thaks for sharing.

    Nisrine

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