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Lemon Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Bars, by , is from The Willie Ruth Forrester and Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tammy Forrester
Added: Saturday, December 30, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust: 2 cups flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened (real butter)

Filling: 4 eggs, beaten
2 cups sugar
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder

Directions:
Directions:
Crust: Sift flour & powered sugar together. Cut in butter until mixture clings together. Press into greased 9x13-2 pan. Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes or untillightly brown.

Filling: Combine eggs, sugar, lemon juice, beat well. Sift together flour and baking soda; stir into egg mixture. Pour over baked crust. Bake at 350 fir 25-30 minutes. Cool. Sprinkle with posdered sugar and cut into bars.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tammy shared this with Grandmother. It was on an index card that Grandmother had "filed" into a cookbook.

 

 

 

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