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Lemon Bars

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Ingredients
  Nonstick spray coating 1
  Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg whites 2 , beaten
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Shredded lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Spray an 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan with nonstick coating.
In a small mixer bowl beat margarine on medium speed of an electric mixer about 30 seconds.
Add 3 tablespoons sugar, then beat till fluffy.
Stir in 3/4 cup flour.
Pat onto the bottom of the pan.
Bake in a 350° oven for 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in the bowl combine egg whites and egg.
Add 3/4 cup sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons flour, and baking powder.
Beat on medium speed about 3 minutes or till slightly thickened, then pour over baked layer in pan.
Continue baking for 25 to 30 minutes or till edges are light brown and center is set.
Cool.
Sift lightly with powdered sugar, if desired.
Cut into bars.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Spraying
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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