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LEMON BARS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patty Roylance
Added: Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1 c all purpose flour
1/4 c confectioners sugar
1/2 c cold butter cut into 1/2 inch pieces

Filling:
2 eggs
3 T fresh lemon juice
3/4 c granulated sugar
2 T all purpose flour
1/2 t baking powder
Confectioners sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix flour and confectioners sugar in food processor, add butter pieces one at a time mixing until dough clings together. Pat into an ungreased 8 x 8" baking pan. Bake at 350F for 10-12 minutes. Meanwhile, beat eggs in mixing bowl; add granulated sugar and lemon juice and beat until thick and smooth, 8-10 minutes. Stir together flour and baking powder; add to egg mixture, blending until all ingredients are moistened. Pour egg mixture gently over baked crust layer. Bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes. Cool slightly, sift confectioners sugar over top. Cool completely before cutting into squares. To double recipe bake in 9 x 13" pan.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can make the crust with 3/4 whole wheat flour and use 1/2 cup ground walnuts. That is Yummy

 

 

 

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