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Lemon Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Bars, by , is from The Dimiceli Cucina, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Judith Dimiceli
Added: Wednesday, November 26, 2008


1/2 pound butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 cups flour
4 eggs, beaten
2 cups sugar
6 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest

Preheat oven to 350
Grease a 9x13 pan
Combine the first 3 ingredients and press into the 9x13 pan
Bake 20-25 minutes; remove from oven to cool
In a mixing bowl, beat eggs until frothy
Combine the beaten eggs, sugar and lemon juice with zest and pour over the baked crust
Return to oven and bake an additional 20 minutes
Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar




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