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Luscious Lemon Bars

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  Crisco shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Skim milk 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Egg white 1
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Finely shredded lemon peel 2 Teaspoon (Fresh)
  Fresh lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Skim milk 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely shredded lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Fresh)

Heat oven to 350°F.
Grease 8-inch square pan.
For crust: Place in large bowl.
Beat at medium speed of electric' mixer 30 seconds.
Add granulated sugar and salt (if used).
Beat until fluffy.
Stir in flour and milk until crumbly and well mixed.
Turn into pan.
Press evenly against bottom.
Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
For filling: Combine egg, egg white, granulated sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, flour and baking powder.
Beat at high speed 3 minutes.
Pour over hot, baked crust.
Bake at 350°F for 25 minutes or until light golden brown.
For drizzle: Combine powdered sugar, milk, vanilla and lemon peel.
Drizzle over top.
Allow to set before cutting into bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2493 Calories from Fat 527

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g88.7%

Saturated Fat 14.6 g72.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.9 mg70.6%

Sodium 816.1 mg34%

Total Carbohydrates 470 g156.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.2%

Sugars 344.4 g

Protein 27 g53.1%

Vitamin A 5.2% Vitamin C 59.1%

Calcium 28.5% Iron 47.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Luscious Lemon Bars Recipe