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Lemon Bars

By

Innkeeper Sherrie Hansen
Blue Belle Inn Bed and Breakfast
St. Ansgar, Iowa

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons real lemon juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons flour
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk

Preparation:

Crust
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray an 8-inch pan. Mix first three ingredients and put in pan. Bake for 20 minutes.

Filling
Mix next five ingredients and pour on baked crust. Bake 20 minutes more.

Frosting
Mix final four ingredients and spread on bars quickly while still warm. Sprinkle with mixed color decors. Store in refrigerator.

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