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Lemon Dessert Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lois Hoppe
Added: Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup unsalted butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 can lemon pie filling
2/3 cup flaked coconut
1/2 cup toasted and chopped almonds (optional)
1 (8 oz) package cream cheese
1/3 cup white sugar
1 tbsp. lemon juice
tsp. lemon rind

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 375.
2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter. Add the flour, sugar and baking soda. Mix until the mixture forms coarse crumbs.
3. Pat 2/3 of the mixture into the bottom of one 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake at 375 for 10
minutes. Remove and let cool slightly.
4. In a medium bowl, beat the cream cheese with the sugar, lemon rind and lemon juice until smooth. Spread the mixture evenly over the completely cooled crust. Then spread the lemon pie filling over the cream cheese layer. Make this layer as thick or as thin as you like. To the remaining 1/3 of crumb mixture, add the coconut and the almonds. Sprinkle over the top of the pie filling.
5. Reduce oven temp. to 350. Bake bars for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves: 36
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
One hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can leave out the coconut, if you prefer.

 

 

 

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