Cookies and Brownies, Devin's recipes, Dorothy Lamalie

Tart Lemon Bars

Crust
2 cups flour
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1 cup butter, softened

Bars
4 eggs
2 cups granulated (white) sugar
1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
4 tablespoons lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Mix flour and confectioner’s sugar together. Cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly and well combined. Press the dough into the bottom and sides of a 9×13 inch ungreased baking pan.
Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until gold brown.

Meanwhile, beat together the eggs, granulated sugar, confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice. Pour the mixture over the HOT baked crust.

Bake the bars another 16 – 20 minutes, then cool until set.

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