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Bars- Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Pam Hicks

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Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 C soft butter or margarine
1/4 C powdered sugar
1 C flour

2 eggs
1 C sugar
2 T flour
2 T lemon juice
Grated rind of 1/2 lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar; add flour. Spread in an 8x8 pan and bake at 325 for 15-20 minutes. While crust is baking, prepare next layer.

Beat eggs slightly and add sugar, flour, lemon juice, and rind. Mix well and pour over hot crust after it comes from oven. Now bake for 15-20 minutes at 325 degrees. Remove from oven and sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar. Cool slightly before cutting into finger cookies. This recipe, when doubled, fits just right into a jelly roll pan 10x15.

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