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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jacki

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired SAVE $
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs

Additional powdered sugar for dusting the top.

Directions:
Directions:
Steps
1
Heat oven to 350°F.
2
In medium bowl, mix flour, butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar with spoon. Press in un-greased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan, building up 1/2-inch edges. Bake crust 20 minutes; remove from oven.
3
In medium bowl, beat remaining ingredients except additional powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
4
Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool completely in pan on wire rack, about 1 hour. Dust with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
25 bars
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Betty Crocker Cookbook

 

 

 

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