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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Luscious Lemon Bars #atozchallenge

Credit Recipe.com

Sweet and tart, these moist, powdered-sugar-topped dessert bars will disappear fast.



Ingredients:

  • 2-1/2 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons tablespoons
    sugar
  • 1 cup
    butter
  • 5 5
    slightly beaten eggs

  • 2-1/2 cups
    sugar
  • 1/4 cup
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons
    finely shredded lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons
    lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon
    baking powder
  • Sifted powdered sugar

 

Directions:

1.

For crust: In mixing bowl, combine the 2-1/2 cups flour and 3 tablespoons sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly.

2.

Press into the bottom of a greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 15 minutes or until golden.

3.

For filling: In medium mixing bowl, stir together eggs, the 2-1/2 cups sugar, 1/4 cup flour, lemon peel, lemon juice, and baking powder until combined.

4.

Pour filling over the hot crust. Bake bars in a 350 degree F oven for about 20 minutes more or until lightly browned around the edges and the center is set.

5.

Cool in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cover; store in refrigerator. Makes 48 bars.

 

Per serving: Calories 110, Total Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 32 mg, Sodium 53 mg, Carbohydrate 17 g, Fiber 0 g. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Enjoy!

Leslie






 

2 comments :

  1. Just popping by from the A-Z challenge list to say "Hi" :)

    Mmmmmmm...will add this one to my recipe collection!

    Good luck with the rest of the challenge!

    xx

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  2. I love lemon bars! Can't wait to try this recipe :D

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