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Lemon Pie Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jenny Stone
Added: Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1 cup butter, softened
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon lemon zest

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
Mix 2 cups of flour and confectioner's sugar together. Cut in the butter or margarine. Mix well until the dough resembles pie dough consistency. Press the dough into a 9x13 inch baking pan.
Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
Beat together eggs, sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and lemon rind for at least 1 minute. Pour the mixture over the baked crust.
Bake the bars another 20 minutes, or until the lemon topping has set. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar when cooled.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
32
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Thick skinned lemons work the best. I suggest using real butter and eggs, I've tried using eggbeaters -- nowhere near as good

 

 

 

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