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Lemon Mardi Gras Squares Recipe

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Added: Sunday, November 2, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup powdered sugar
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
3 eggs
1/3 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
1/2 cup chopped nuts

FROSTING:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon milk

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 400.

Grease 13 x 9 baking dish.

In bowl, stir together flour salt & baking powdered; set aside.

In bowl, beat powdered sugar, sugar, and butter; beat in eggs; beat in flour mixture & lemon juice; stir in lemon peel and 1/2 cup nuts. Pour into pan.

Bake 22-27 minutes.

Meanwhile in bowl, beat frosting ingredients.

Spread frosting over warm bars. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped pecans. Cool completely about 1 hour.

Cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes

 

 

 

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