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Tangy Lemon Bars

Tangy Lemon Bars

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 36

Tangy Lemon Bars

These yummy bars are sweet and crisp on the bottom and tart and gooey on top. These bars are well loved every where I server them.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 2 tbs Lemon Zest
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 cups white granulated sugar
  • 4 lemons juiced or 1/2 cup lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter into 2 cups flour, powdered sugar, and 1/2 cup granulated sugar. When it has a crumbly texture press into a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  3. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until gently golden on top. While crust is baking whisk together the remaining flour and sugar then add eggs and lemon juice.
  4. Pour over baked crust. Bake for 20 minutes.The bars will firm up as they cool. Once they are cool lightly sprinkle with some powdered sugar and slice into 2 inch squares.
http://www.culinarycafe.com/2010/08/12/tangy-lemon-bars/

Pumpkin Spice Bars

Pumpkin Spice Bars

Prep Time: 0

Yield: 0

Pumpkin Spice Bars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups graham cracker or gingersnap crumbs
  • 7 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 2/3 cups plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup vegetab

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a 15 x 11-inch pan with foil: set aside. In a small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, butter and 1/4 cup sugar until well combined. Spread mixture into prepared pan. Using a measuring cup with a flat bottom, smooth mixture to form an even crust. Bake crust until fragrant about 6 minutes: let cool completely. In a medium bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, baking powder. baking soda and salt. In a separate bowl, beat eggs, remaining sugar, pumpkin puree and oil; stir in flour mixture. Using a rubber spatula spread the pumpkin mixture evenly over the cooled crust in pan. Bake until filling pulls away from the pan, 25-30 minutes: let cool completely in pan. Frost the top of the cooled bars with cream cheese frosting. Gently drag the tines of a fork from side-to-side through the frosting to create a wave pattern. Sprinkle with Halloween-shaped sprinkles.
http://www.culinarycafe.com/2009/08/17/pumpkin-spice-bars/

Lemon Tea Bars

Lemon Tea Bars

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Lemon Tea Bars

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 pkg. (8 oz) cream cheese
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 12 Lemon Tea Bags or about 1 oz loose tea

Instructions

  1. Mix 1 cup flour with 1/4 cup powdered sugar and 1/2 cup butter until crumbly. Pat into greased 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Bake at 375 degrees for 7 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

    For filling, combine 1 cup granulated sugar, coconut and cream cheese. Blend well. Beat in eggs, 2 Tbsp. of flour, 1/2 tsp. baking powder, salt, contents of 10 Lemon Tea bags and 2 Tbsp. melted butter until mixture is well blended. Spread over crust in pan. Return to oven 15 to 20 min. or until set.

    For frosting, mix 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 Tbsp. soft butter, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice and the contents of 2 Lemon tea bags until smooth. Spread over the filled crust while still warm. Cool. Cut.
http://www.culinarycafe.com/2009/08/17/lemon-tea-bars/