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Yummy Lemon Bars Recipe

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This recipe for Yummy Lemon Bars, by , is from SMYRNA'S 50th ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Edna Callihan
Added: Wednesday, September 2, 2009


1 cup butter
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 eggs, beaten until fluffy
2 cups sugar
5 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons grated lemon rind
Confectioners sugar for topping

Preheat oven to 300. In a large bowl, cream together
butter and confectioners sugar; then blend in flour
and salt. Press mixture down in a flat buttered cookie
pan. Bake at 300 for 20 minutes. While crust is baking,
in a medium bowl blend together eggs, sugar, lemon
juice and rind. Pour over crust. Raise temperature to
350 and bake for an additional 15-20 minutes at 350.
Remove from oven and let cool. When cooled, sprinkle
generously with additional powdered sugar.




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