Friday, April 16, 2010

Lemon Bars

1 cup butter
1 3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup confectioner’s sugar (plus more for dusting)

1 1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
4 eggs, slightly beaten
1/2 cup lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Grease and flour a 9 X 13 pan

To make crust:
* In a medium bowl, whisk together flour and confectioner’s sugar* Cut in butter until combined and crumbly.* Press mixture into bottom of pan.* Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

To make topping:* While crust is baking, prepare topping.* In a larger bowl, add sugar, flour, and baking powder.* Then add slightly beaten eggs and lemon juice.* Mix well and pour on top of warm baked crust.* Bake for 20-25 minutes.* When cool, dust with confectioner’s sugar and refrigerate.* Cut into bars and enjoy them cold!

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