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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Added: Saturday, July 15, 2006


2 c. flour
1 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. powdered sugar

4 eggs
2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
4 T. Flour
6 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
Powdered Sugar for dusting

Mix crust ingredients. Press into greased 9 x 13 glass pan, leaving edges higher than center. Bake at 350 for 20-25 minutes or until crust begins to brown. To make filling, combine all ingredients and mix well with beater. Pour into baked crust and bake another 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees. Bars are done when fairly firm. Chill. Cut into small squares and dust with powdered sugar.




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