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Lemon Chess Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dovie Jarnagin
Added: Monday, December 10, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
1 cup butter, softened
cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 eggs, beaten
2 cups sugar
cup lemon juice
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 2 cups flour, butter, and powdered sugar, mixing well. Pat evenly into a 13 x 9 x 2 inch pan, pressing mixture about inch up sides of pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Combine remaining cup flour and baking powder; add to remaining ingredients, mixing well. Pour over hot crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool slightly before cutting. Yield: 2 dozen bars.

 

 

 

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