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Easy Lemon Bars - Recipe

Serve these zesty lemon bars at your next special get together. They are always a favorite at luncheons and afternoon coffee parties. The lemon zest gives these bars an extra lemony flavor.
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Easy Lemon Bars Recipe
  • Heat oven to 350°.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour and powdered sugar.
  • Cut in margarine until the mixture is crumbly using a pastry blender or fork.
  • Press flour mixture into an ungreased 9x9 pan.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • In the same bowl, beat eggs and sugar with a wire whisk until light colored.
  • Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • Pour egg mixture over the partially baked crust. The crust does not have to be cooled.
  • Return to the oven and bake another 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown.
  • Cool completely.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and more grated lemon peel if desired.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 24
-1 cup all purpose flour
-1/4 cup powdered sugar
-1/2 cup margarine or butter
-2 eggs
-1 cup sugar
-2 tablespoons flour
-1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
-2 tablespoons lemon juice or 1/2 fresh squeezed lemon