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Frosted Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mom

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Crust:
1/2 cup margarine
1 cup flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar

Filling:
2 tbsp. lemon juice
rind of 1 lemon
2 eggs, beaten
1 cup sugar
2 tbsp. flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder

Glaze:
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 cup powdered sugar or more if needed
1 tbsp. butter, melted

Directions:
Directions:
Crust: Mix the margarine, 1 cup flour and powdered sugar. Pat on bottom of greased 8-inch square pan. Bake in a preheated 350 oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven. Filling: Mix lemon juice, rind, eggs, sugar, flour and baking powder. Pour over crust and bake for 25 minutes more. Cool for 15 minutes and pour glaze on top. Glaze: Mix lemon juice, powdered sugar and melted butter (will be very thin). Spread on bars.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is different from most lemon bar recipes because after you bake them, you don't just sprinkle powdered sugar on top. Instead, you frost them with a thin, lemony frosting...and believe me...it really does make them better!

 

 

 

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