"Plain fresh bread, its crust shatteringly crisp. Sweet cold butter. There is magic in the way they come together in your mouth to make a single perfect bite."--Ruth Reichl

Lemon Dream Bars Recipe

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Added: Monday, October 13, 2008


1/3 cup butter
1 cup flour
2 Tbsp. icing sugar

2 eggs,beaten
1/2 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup coco nut
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. grated lemon rind
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 cup icing sugar

Combine base ingredients in to coarse crumbs, mix well and add into greased 9x9 inch pan. Bake for 15 or 20 mins. in a 350 oven until set but not brown.
Blend filling ingredients, and spread over base. Return to oven and bake 30 mins. When finished top immediately with frosting. Cool 15 to 20 mins before cutting.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Gordon was going to help mom make these bars but said he wanted to check the sport page first. When he came into the kitchen to start helping mom handed him the the
pan already made!




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