Tangy Lemon Bars

"These not-so-sweet bars are a nice change from the sweet treats and will stand out if placed with a selection of holiday cookies. Can be frozen for up to one month, if you are planning ahead."

Tangy Lemon Bars
Tangy Lemon Bars

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4

    cup butter, softened

  • 1/2

    cup sugar

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 2

    cups all purpose

  • flour

  • Topping

  • 4

    eggs

  • 1 1/4

    cups sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons lemon rind, finely grated

  • 1/2

    cup lemon juice

  • 1/4

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1

    teaspoon baking powder

  • 1

    tablespoon icing sugar

Directions

1 Grease 13 x 9 inch cake pan, set aside. 2 Preheat oven to 325 F. 3 In mixing bowl beat butter, sugar and salt until light and fluffy, stir in flour until just blended. Press into prepared pan 4 Bake for 25 min or until golden. Let cool completely in pan on cooling rack. 5 Topping:. 6 In bowl beat eggs with sugar until pale and thickened. Add lemon rind, lemon juice, flour and baking powder, beat until smooth. 7 Pour over cooled base. 8 Bake in 325 F oven until set, approx 25-30 min. 9 Let cool completely in pan on cooling rack. 10 Dust with icing sugar and cut into bars.

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