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Deluxe Lemon Bars


  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter (no substitutions)
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


Sift together 2 cups flour and powdered sugar. Cut in butter until mixture clings together.

Press in baking pan (13 x 9 x2). Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes until lightly browned.

Beat together eggs, granulated sugar and lemon juice.

Sift together 1/4 cup flour and baking powder. Stir into egg mixture.

Pour over baked crust.

Bake at 350° for 25 minutes longer.

Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar. Cool.

Cut into bars. Makes 30.

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