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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large bowl, mix the flour, confectioners' sugar and melted butter until crumbly; stir in the macadamia nuts.
2
Press 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.
3
Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Beat in the eggs, lemon juice and lemon peel until blended.
4
Pour the filling over the hot crust. Sprinkle with macadamia nuts.
5
Bake 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