MACADAMIA LEMON BARS

6
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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

Ingredients

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  • 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

How to Make MACADAMIA LEMON BARS

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.

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About MACADAMIA LEMON BARS

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




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