Rita’s favorite lemon cookie bar recipe…itcould become your favorite, too!
Recipe: Rita’s Lemon Bars
1/3 cup powdered sugar 1 cup butter 2 cups all purpose flour – divided use 4 large eggs 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar – divided use 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
In a bowl beat powdered sugar and butterwith an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add 13/4 cups flour. Beat till thoroughly combined. Press mixtureinto a greased 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Bake at 350°F (175°C)for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine eggs, 1 1/2 cups sugar,lemon juice, 1/4 cup flour, and baking powder. Pour over hotbaked layer. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup sugar, and return to the ovenfor 20 to 25 minutes more or till lightly browned around theedges and center is set.
Cool and cut into bars.
Makes 36 bars.
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