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4 whole eggs Juice of two lemons 4 T. flour 2 c. granulated sugar 1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 c. butter 3 c. sifted powdered sugar 3 T. whipping cream 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla 4 oz. cream cheese
Cream together the flour, butter and powdered sugar (may be mixed in food processor). Press into 13x9 in. ungreased pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes until light golden brown color. Beat the eggs. Add lemon juice (use real lemons for greater flavor), flour, sugar and salt. Mix together. Pour over baked crust. Bake for 25 minutes until golden brown. Let cool completely before icing.
Cream the butter and sugar together. Add whipping cream and vanilla. Cream the cream cheese into this mixture. Spread icing on cooled lemon layer allowing icing to harden a bit.
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