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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Trickett
Added: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 C. all purpose flour
1/2 C. powdered sugar
1 C. butter or margarine, softened
4 large eggs
2 C. sugar
1/3 C. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. baking powder
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
1) Combine 2 C. flour and 1/2 C. powdered sugar. Cut butter into mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly. Firmly press mixture into a lightly greased 13 - 9" pan. Bake at 350 F. for 20 - 25 min. or until lightly browned

2) Whisk eggs in a large bowl; whisk in 2 C. of sugar and lemon juice. Combine remaining 1/4 C. flour and baking powder. Whisk into egg mixture. Pour batter over crust. Bake at 350 for another 25 min. or until set. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars and sprinkle evenly with additional powdered sugar.

3) When cool, cut into about 30 bars.

 

 

 

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