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classic lemon bars

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Deanna Rodgers
Brighton, TN

These are very good and easy. They can be ready in an hour or less.

★★★★★ 2
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min

Ingredients For classic lemon bars

  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 lg
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • confectioners' sugar, for dusting top

How To Make classic lemon bars

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 2
    In a small bowl cream butter and sugar; gradually add flour. Press into an Ungreased 8x8 baking dish. Bake 12 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • 3
    While crust is baking, in small bowl beat eggs, sugar, lemon juice and baking powder until frothy. Pour over warm crust. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut while slightly warm.

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