Saturday, August 31, 2013

#2876 - Lemony Bars

(by Shirley McNevich)

Crust: 1 cup flour; 1/3 cup softened butter; 1/4 cup Domino's powdered sugar
Filling: 1 cup white sugar; 2 eggs; 2 TBSP flour; 2 TBSP lemon juice; 1/2 tsp. lemon extract; 1/2 tsp. baking powder; 1/4 tsp. salt
Topping: Domino's powdered sugar for sprinkling

Crust: in a bowl add 1 cup flour, softened butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar--mix with a pastry blender to make crumbs. Press the mixture into a greased 8 x 8 cake pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes. While the crust is baking, in a mixer add white sugar and eggs--beat. Add 2 TBSP flour, lemon juice, lemon extract, baking powder and salt--beat until frothy. Pour the filling mixture over the hot baked crust. Return to oven and bake at 375 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely. Dust the whole top with powdered sugar before cutting into bars or squares.

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