Lemon Almond Strips

Elaine Douglas

By
@BreadandSoupLady

From a Robin Hood pamphlet


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Serves:

45 pieces

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

ALMOND CRUST

1 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/3 c
granulated sugar
1/2 c
ground almonds
1 c
butter or margarine

LEMON FILLING

4
eggs
2 c
granulated sugar
1/3 c
lemon juice
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
icing sugar, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST: Combine sugar, flour and ground almonds in a mixing bowl. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press into a 9 X 13 inch cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes until light golden. Cool 10 minutes.
2
FILLING: Beat eggs, sugar and lemon juice together well.
3
Combine flour and baking powder; stir into eggs thoroughly. Pour over baked crust.
4
Bake at 350 degrees F. for 18 - 23 minutes, or just until set and light golden. Cool, then cut into bars. Sprinkle with icing sugar before serving, if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom