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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Joan Flanery

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
CRUST:
lb. unsalted Butter at room temperature
cup sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
⅛ tsp salt

FILLING:
6 extra large eggs at room temperature
3 cups sugar
2 tbsp grated lemon zest (4 to 6 lemons)
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 cup all-purpose flour
Confectioner's sugar for dusting

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350
CRUST: Cream butter and sugar until light in bowl of electric mixer using paddle attachment. Combine flour and salt and mix on low, add the butter until just mixed. Dump dough onto well floured board and gather into ball. Using hand, flatten dough and press into 9x13x2" pan, building up a 1 inch edge on all sides. Chill. Bank crust for 15 to 20 minutes until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.

FILLING: Whisk together filling ingredients. Pour over crust and bake for 30 to 35 minutes, until filling sets. Cool to room temperature. Cut into squares and dust with confectioner's sugar.

 

 

 

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