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For Crust

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 stick butter, softened

For Filling

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder

For Garnish

  • Powdered sugar


Heat oven to 350º. Grease an 8 by 8 pan, and set aside.

For crust: Combine flour and butter in a medium bowl (mixture will be crumbly). Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 1 to 20 minutes, or until edges of crust are lightly browned.

For filling: Add all filling ingredients to a medium bowl, and beat with an electric mixer on low speed until well-combined. Pour lemon mixture on crust. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, or until filling is set. Sprinkle with powdered sugar while warm. Allow to cool, and cut into bars.

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