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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vera (Grandma) Halverson
Added: Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1 c. flour
1/2 c. butter
1/4 c. powdered sugar
Filling:
2 eggs
1 T. lemon juice
grated rind of 1 lemon
1 c. sugar
2 T. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
Frosting:
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 T. butter
1 1/2 T. milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together the crust ingredients. Press into a baking pan. Bake at 325 for 10 minutes.

Mix together the filling ingredients, pour over crust and bake 30 minutes or so.

Mix together frosting ingredients and spread on cooled bars.

*Variation: Omit frosting and sprinkle powdered sugar on top of bars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I always think of Grandma when I make these. Everyone love these!

 

 

 

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