Friday, December 16, 2011

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

1 cup butter, softened
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
2 tablespoons powder sugar


  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • In medium bowl mix butter, 2 cups of the flour and 1/2 cup of the granulated sugar. Press into the bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan.
  • Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until center is set and edges just begin to brown.4
  • In medium bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup flour and remaining 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar with whisk. Add eggs, lemon peel and lemon juice; stir with whisk until well combined. Pour over partially baked crust.
  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes longer or until center is set and edges are golden brown. The bars will firm up as they cool. Cool 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows.
  • ENJOY!!!

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