MACADAMIA LEMON BARS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

What a yummy combination: lemon and macadamia nuts! I can easily see doubling this recipe because an 8-inch pan would be gone in no time!
Recipe: Taste of Home
02-27-15


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Serves:
Makes 1 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 c
butter, melted (1 stick)
1/4 c
chopped macadamia nuts

FILLING:

1 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
salt
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
2 tsp
grated lemon peel
2 Tbsp
chopped macadamia nuts
confectioners' sugar

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl, mix the flour, confectioners' sugar and melted butter until crumbly; stir in the macadamia nuts.
2Press onto the bottom and 1/2 inch up the sides of a greased 8-in.-square baking dish. Bake in a preheated 350ยบ oven for 15-20 minutes or until light brown.
3Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Beat in the eggs, lemon juice and lemon peel until blended.
4Pour the filling over the hot crust. Sprinkle with macadamia nuts.
5Bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Refrigerate leftovers.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian