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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patrice Dirksen
Added: Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
1 c. butter, softened
2 c. flour
1/2 c. powdered sugar
salt to taste
FILLING:
2 c. granulated sugar
1/4 cup flour
4 eggs, beaten
6 T. fresh lemon juice
Powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Mix crust ingredients well. Press into a 13x9-inch lightly greased baking dish. Bake crust at 350 for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

For Filling: Combine granulated sugar and flour. Mix in eggs and lemon juice. Pour into cooled crust. Bake at 350 for an additional 25 minutes or until set. Cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into squares. Keep refrigerated in airtight container. Can also be frozen.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a zestier bar, add 1 tsp grated lemon rind to filling mixture. These homemade lemon bars are so much better than any "box mix" and they are almost as easy to make.

 

 

 

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