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Delicious Lemon Bars

Sweet and lemony.

Serves 15


2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar

1 cup butter, softened

4 large eggs

2 cups granulated sugar

1/3 cup fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

To make the base, mix together 2 cups flour, confectioners’ sugar, and butter until it clings together.

Press into a 9 by 13 inch pan.

Bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.

To make the filling, beat together the eggs, granulated sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest.

Stir in 1/4 cup flour and baking powder.

Pour over the half baked crust.

Bake for another 25 minutes.

Cool, sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar, and cut into bars.

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