Lemon Bars

  • 2 ¼ cups of flour
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter/margarine (softened)
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • Powdered sugar (to sprinkle on top)

Preheat oven to 350.

Combine 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.

Blend cut butter into flour mixture until crumbly.

Firmly press mixture into a lightly greased 13 x 9-inch pan.

Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.

Whisk eggs in a large bowl; whisk in 2 cups sugar and lemon juice. Combine remaining ¼ cup flour and baking powder; whisk into egg mixture. Pour batter over crust.

Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until set.

Let cool completely on a wire rack. Cut into bars, and sprinkle evenly with additional powdered sugar.


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