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Luscious Lemon Bars

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chilled
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 3 , well beaten
  Unstrained lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Blend the 1 cup flour and confectioners' sugar in a bowl.
Cut in the butter until blended.
Firmly and evenly press into an ungreased 9x9x2-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350°F about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and baking powder; blend into beaten eggs along with the lemon juice.
Pour mixture over crust in pan.
Return to oven and bake 25 minutes.
Remove to wire rack to cool.
Spread with a thin confectioners' sugar icing and top with toasted sliced almonds.
Cut into bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Method: 
Baked

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