White Chocolate Lemon Streusel Bars
 
Ingredients
Crust
  • 2 cups flour
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 eggs, whisked together
Streusel
  • 1¼ cups flour
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 stick (1/2 cup), butter, melted
Filling
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • melted white chocolate for garnish, if desired.
Instructions
  1. Line 9 x 13 pan with nonstick foil.
  2. Preheat oven to 350ยบ.
  3. To make the crust, combine flour, sugar and baking powder in a mixer.
  4. On low, beat in butter to make crumbles.
  5. Add eggs and mix into a dough.
  6. Press into pan.
  7. Bake 10 mins and cool.
Streusel
  1. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt.
  2. Add melted butter and combine with a rubber spatula.
  3. Spread out on baking sheet, breaking into small crumbs.
  4. Bake 15-20 minutes, till golden brown.
  5. Cool.
Filling
  1. Whisk eggs and zest in a bowl.
  2. Mix lemon juice and sugar in another bowl to dissolve sugar.
  3. Stir egg and juice mixtures together.
  4. Pour over crust and bake 15-20 minutes.
  5. Sprinkle with crumb topping and bake an additional 5 minutes.
  6. Cool completely on a wire rack, then cut into bars.
  7. Drizzle with white chocolate, if desired.
Recipe by Hugs and Cookies XOXO at https://hugsandcookiesxoxo.com/white-chocolate-lemon-streusel-bars/