Best Lemon Bars

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2018, America's Test Kitchen TV

What's the secret to bars with bold, multifaceted citrus flavor? Cut back on the lemon juice.

SERVES Makes 12 bars

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For lemon bars with sweet-tart flavor and a crisp, well-browned crust, we started at the bottom. Our pat-in-the-pan crust is made with melted—not cold—butter and can therefore be stirred together instead of requiring a food processor. For a...

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