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Lemon Bars

Yield about 5 dozen


  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • Additional powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Cream butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar; add 2 cups flour, beating well. Press pastry into a lightly greased 15-x 10-x 1-inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

  2. Combine eggs and sugar; beat well. Add 1/4 cup flour, baking powder, salt, lemon rind, and juice, beating well. Pour over baked crust.

  3. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool, and cut into 1 1/2-inch squares. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar.

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