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The Best Lemon Bars Ever

My wonderful mother-in-law, Helen, gave me this recipe. After you taste these, no other lemon bar will match up. If I weren’t a professional speaker, I’d be a professional lemon bar baker.

You don’t even need a mixer for this. Preheat oven to 350.

  1. In an 8×8″ pan, melt 1/2 cup butter.
  2. Stir in 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1 cup flour. Pat into a crust in bottom of pan.
  3. Bake at 350 for 18 minutes until crust is light brown.
  4. While crust is baking, mix in small mixing bowl, 3/4 cup sugar, 2 Tb. flour, 1/2 tsp. baking powder, 3 Tbs. fresh lemon juice and 2 well-beaten eggs.
  5. Pour mixture over warm crust. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350.
  6. Sift powdered sugar over top of bars while hot. Cut into squares while warm.
  7. Refrigerate when cool, or freeze.

Makes sixteen bars.

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