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Lemon Bars

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Ingredients
  Sifted flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sifted powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Pound
For filling
  Eggs 4 , beaten
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
  Flaked coconut 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
For glaze
  Powdered sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven to 350F.

MAKING
2) Into a bowl, sieve the flour and sugar.
3) Add in pieces of butter and combine to get a crumbly mixture.
4) Press the mixture into a 9X13-inch baking pan.
5) Bake for about 25 minutes till the crust is lightly browned.
6) Meanwhile, prepare the filling. In a large bowl, add in the beaten eggs and sugar. Add in the flour, baking powder, lemon juice and lemon rind.
7) Transfer the mixture onto the baked crust. Put the pie back into the oven and bake for 25 more minutes.
8) Slice into bars while the pie is still warm.
9) Prepare the glaze by mixing together the powdered sugar, lemon juice and melted butter.

SERVING
10) Brush the lemon glaze over the lemon bars and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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