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Lemon Bars

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (sifted)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon, finely shredded
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Stir together 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup powdered sugar; cut in butter till mixture clings together.
Pat into ungreased 8x8x2-inch baking pan.
Bake at 350° for 10 to 12 minutes.
In mixer bowl beat eggs; add granulated sugar, lemon peel, and juice.
Beat till slightly thick and smooth, 8 to 10 minutes.
Stir together 2 tablespoons flour and baking powder; add to egg mixture.
Blend just till moistened.
Pour over baked layer.
Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes.
Sift more powdered sugar over top.
Cool; cut into bars

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Everyday

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