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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tricia Graham

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
For the crust:
2 sticks butter, softened
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 cups flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
For the filling:
6 extra-large eggs
3 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons grated lemon zest
1 cup lemon juice
1 cup flour
Powdered Sugar, for dusting

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350F.
Line a 9x13 pan with foil or parchment, and lightly spray with non-stick cooking spray.
Cream together the butter and sugar. Mix in the flour and salt until dough forms.
Press the dough into the pan, building up 1/2 inch crust on all sides.
Bake the crust for 15-20 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Chill.
Whisk together all of the remaining ingredients (except the powdered sugar), and pour into the cooled crust. Bake for 30-35 minutes until filling is set. Let cool to room temperature or chill overnight.
Dust with powdered sugar before cutting and serving.

 

 

 

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