lemon bars (the lost recipe)

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By Linda Pospisil
from sedalia, MO

I made these lemon bars for work and everyone loved them. So they were asking for the recipe. I went home and looked everywhere but could not find it. A few months later I found it in a drawer. That's why I call them the Lost recipe!!

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serves 24
prep time 20 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For lemon bars (the lost recipe)

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1 1/4 c
    oats, regular or quick
  • 1 can
    14 oz of sweetened condensed milk
  • juice from 3 lemons
  • orange zest, grated
  • lemon zest, grated

How To Make lemon bars (the lost recipe)

  • 1
    Cream together butter and sugar. Add flour and oats. Mix till crumbly. Set aside.
  • 2
    Stir juice, zest and milk together. Set aside.
  • 3
    Butter 9 x 13 pan and press 2/3 of dough into pan. Pour and spread milk mixture over dough. Then sprinkle rest of dough evenly over milk mixture.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 for 25-30 minutes. Tester will come out clean. Cool.. then enjoy!!

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