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Lemon Bars Recipe

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These lemon bars have intense lemon flavor and are perfect for lemon dessert lovers!


For The Crust

1 cup flour
1 stick butter, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar

For The Filling

5 eggs
1 1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup flour
3/4 tsp baking powder

Directions on how to make lemon bars:

Make The Crust

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Line the 8″ square baking dish with th parchment paper. 

In the food processor, combine flour, butter and powdered sugar.   Put all the mixture in the baking dish, and spread evenly and press into the bottom of the dish to form a crust. 

Bake for 15 minutes, then remove from the oven.

Make The Filling

Combine eggs and sugar, then mix in the lemon juice.  Add flour and baking powder and stir until combined. 

Pour the filling on top of the crust.  Bake for 25 minutes.

Let it cool down, then refrigerate until cold.  Remove from the refrigerator, cut into bars and sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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