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Lemon bars are a deliciously refreshing dessert at any time of year. Don't worry; we won't tell your guests how easy they were to make.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2001

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Yield:
2 1/2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.

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  • Cut butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly. Firmly press mixture into a lightly greased 13- x 9-inch pan.

  • Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightly browned.

  • Whisk eggs in a large bowl; whisk in 2 cups sugar and lemon juice. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder; whisk into egg mixture. Pour batter over crust.

  • Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until set. Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars, and sprinkle evenly with additional powdered sugar.

  • Prep: 15 min., Bake: 50 min.

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