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Angel Acres Tasty & Tangy Lemon Squares

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Serves 12 | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 15


1 c + 2 T flour
1 stick butter cut into bits
1/4 c confectioners sugar + additional for sifting over the cookies
2 lg. eggs
3/4 c sugar
3 T lemon juice
1/2 tsp baking powder

Heat oven to 350 degrees.

In a bowl blend together 1 c flour, butter and 1/4 c confectioner sugar until mixture resembles meal.

Put the mixture into an 8 " square baking pan and bake for 12-15 minutes, or until it is pale golden.

In another bowl with an electric mixer beat the eggs until they are thick and pale, beat in sugar and lemon juice.

Beat for 8 minutes.

Sift in the remaining 2 T flour and the baking powder.

Stir to combine and pour over baked layer.

Bake for 20 minutes or until golden.

Sprinkle baked cookies with Confectioner sugar, cut into bars and serve.

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Lemon bars are a big Deibel family favorite!

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