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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Richele Herigan
Added: Wednesday, March 19, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. margarine or butter
1 c. sugar
1 c. flour
2 eggs
2 tbsp. finely chopped lemon peel
3 tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. baking powder
powdered sugar, optional

Directions:
Directions:
Beat margarine w/ electric mixer on med to high for 30 seconds. Add 1/4 c. of the sugar. Beat til combined. Beat in the 1 c. flour till crumbly. Press mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 8x8x2 inch baking pan. Bake @ 350 for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine eggs, the remaining sugar, the 2 tbsp. flour, lemon peel, juice, and baking powder. Beat for 2 minutes or till thoroughly combined. Pour over hot baked layer.
Bake in 350 degree oven @ 20 minutes more or till lightly browned around edges & center is set. Cool on wire rack. If desired, sift powdered sugar over top. Cut into bars.
Makes 20.

 

 

 

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