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Best Ever Chocolate Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
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Added: Monday, November 28, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 Tbsp. grated orange or lemon peel

Filling:
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate cihps

Topping:
3 eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. lemon juice or 3 Tbsp. orange juice
1 Tbsp. grated orange or lemon peel
dash nutmeg
3 Tbsp. all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
powdered sugar, for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Bars: Measure flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add butter and either with pastry blender or fingers, blend butter into flour mixture until consistency of cornmeal. Add powdered sugar and orange or lemon peel. Press mixture evenly onto bottom of 8 inch square baking pan. Prebake crust for about 7 minutes at 350F. Spread chocolate chips over hot crust. As soon as chips melt, spreadh chocolate over crust. If chips don't melt quickly, put pan back in oven for a few minutes. Combine all remaining ingredients in a bowl. Mix thoroughly. Pour mixture over chocolate layer. Bake at 350F for about 25 minutes or until top is lightly browned. Cool, and dust with powedered sugar. Cut into even squares. Makes about 20 bars.

 

 

 

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