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Lemon Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jen Chapple

Category:
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Crust


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups flour
1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened to room temperature

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Lightly spray 9x13 pan with non-stick cooking spray. Whisk together flour and powdered sugar and then cut in the butter with a pastry blender or two knives until the mixture is crumbly. Lightly press into the pan and bake for 15-20 minutes or until light golden around the edges.
 

Filling


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 large, room temperature, eggs
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 cup flour
2 cups sugar

Directions:
Directions:
During the last few minutes of the shortbreads baking time, mix the eggs, lemon juice, flour, sugar, and baking powder in a large bowl on high for 3 minutes. The mixture should be frothy and very, very pale yellow Pour the mixture over the warm crust and then return the pan to the oven for 20-25 minutes or until lightly golden brown on top.
 

Glaze


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Allow lemon bars to cool completely. Whisk together the powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth and gently spread over the bars. Refrigerate for at least two hours.

 

 

 

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