Lemon Dream Bars

Lemon Dream Bars Recipe

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Barbara Kipp

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@BabsCooks

This is my Mom's recipe-she's 88 and has been baking these for years at Christmas time, along with 11 other varities of cookies. These have coconut in them and is one of our families favorites!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min

Ingredients

  • 2/3 c
    butter
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 4
    eggs
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    coconut
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (i use pecans)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 4 Tbsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Lemon Dream Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut butter into the flour and the 4 tbs.sugar until fine. Press firmly into ungreased metal pan 9x13. Bake at 350 for 15-20 min. until set but not brown. Combine in mixing bowl the 4 beaten eggs,the brown sugar,coconut, nuts, salt, baking powder, and vanilla-mix well. Spread on partially baked dough. Bake at 350 25 to 30 min. Frost immediately. Cool
  2. Lemon Frosting
    Combine the lemon rind, lemon juice and powdered sugar-mix until smooth.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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