Time Life Lemon Bars

Ingredients

2/3 cup plus 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour, divided
7 tablespoons unsalted butter, chilled & cut into small pieces
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon lemon zest
confectioners’ sugar for garnish

Preparation

1
Preheat oven 375 degrees:
2
Grease 8 x 8 inch square baking pan.
3
In medium bowl, combine flour, confectioners’ sugar and oats. Using a pastry blender or your fingertips, cut butter into 2/3 cup flour until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Press into bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven.
4
Using an electric mixer, beat eggs and sugar on high until light and foamy, about 2 minutes. Add lemon juice, 2 tablespoons flour and baking powder. Mix until smooth. Stir in lemon zest.
5
Pour topping over crust. Bake until lightly browned and center is set, about 15 minutes. Cool completely. Cut into 16 squares. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.
6
Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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About

This recipe is surprisingly simple and so delicious….and such a treat for all you lemon lovers!

Enjoy!

Adapted From Time Life Cooking Index Cards

Yield:

8.0

Added:

December 10, 2009

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