Tangy Lemon Bars
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INGREDIENTS
  • CRUST:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In 3 quart mixer bowl combine crust ingredients. Mix at medium speed, scraping sides of bowl often, 2 to 3 minutes or until well mixed and particles are fine.
  3. Pat into ungreased 13x9x2 pan.
  4. Bake in center of oven for 18 to 22 minutes or until very light brown at edges.
  5. Meanwhile in same bowl combine eggs, sugar, lemon peel, salt and lemon juice.
  6. Blend on medium speed 1 to 2 minutes or until well blended.
  7. Add flour and baking powder; blend well.
  8. Pour filling over hot crust; return to oven and bake 23 to 25 minutes or until top is golden brown.
  9. Glaze when completely cool.