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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Bush
Added: Sunday, October 25, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
1 cup margarine
2 cups confectioners sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour

FILLING:
4 teaspoons lemon juice
Grated rinds of 2 lemons
4 eggs, well beaten
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
4 tablespoons flour
1 cup shredded coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Mix margarine, confectioners sugar and flour. Spread in 15 x 10 inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 350 for 15 minutes until pale tan. Cool.

Mix remaining ingredients. Pour over crust. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 . Cut into bars.

 

 

 

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