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Orange Citus Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Paula Deen
Added: Monday, March 9, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
cup confectioners' sugar
1 cup cold butter, cubed
2 cups granulated sugar
4 large eggs
1/3 cup orange juice
teaspoon baking powder
1 orange, zested


Orange Citrus Glaze:

4 cups confectioners' sugar
cup orange juice
orange, zested

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 325 F.

Crust:
In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, and confectioners' sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch baking pan. Bake 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Filling:
In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, and juice until well mixed. Add cup flour and baking powder, stirring to combine. Sprinkle in some orange zest.

Pour into hot baked crust, and bake 25 minutes, or until set. Cool the lemon bars, so you may top with orange citrus glaze.

For the Orange-Citrus Glaze:
Add powdered sugar and orange juice together, so that it combines to make a nice creamy glaze sauce consistency. Add orange zest. When all ingredients are mixed well, pour onto the citrus bars.

 

 

 

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