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Lemon Bars Recipe

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1 stick butter, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup flour
1/8 tsp salt

1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp lemon zest
2 Tbsp flour

Powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan.
Crust: In a medium bowl, beat butter and powdered sugar until creamy and smooth using an electric mixer. Add 1 cup flour and salt. Beat until the dough just starts to come together. Press crust onto the bottom of prepared pan. Bake for about 18 minutes or until lightly brown around the edges. Remove from the oven and cool.
Filling: In a medium bowl, beat sugar and eggs until smooth. Add lemon juice and zest; stir to combine. Fold in 2 Tbsp flour. Pour filling over crust and bake for about 17-20 minutes or until the filling has set. Remove from oven and cool.
Cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar. Best if eaten same day.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
To make lime bars, just substitute lime for lemon.




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