Poached Cooking


YIELD: ½ sheet pan

TOTAL TIME: 90 min + overnight


  • 1 lb butter
  • 1 ¼ cups sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 377 grams lemon juice
  • 221 grams sugar
  • 340 grams butter
  • 221 grams yolks
  • 13 grams powdered gelatin

Preheat an oven to 325 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and lightly grease.

Cream butter, sugar and vanilla in an electric mixer with paddle attachment. Add flour and salt, mix to combine./p>

Pour out onto baking sheet and press down evenly. Bake until golden brown 35-50 minutes.

Melt lemon juice, sugar and butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. In a separate bowl, add yolks. Temper the yolks by adding a small amount of the hot liquid to the yolks while whisking. Continue to slowly add hot liquid while whisking. Return yolks and liquid to saucepan and whisk to thicken. Bloom gelatin according to the box and add to the warm liquid whisking.

Pour the filling over the baked cookie bar crust, and chill to set.