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    Citrus Bars (From My Great Recipe Cards)

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    45 mins

    20 mins

    25 mins

    justmeterri's Note:

    These melt-in-your-mouth citrus bars are perfect for morning coffees or pot-luck meals when just a small taste of something rich and tart is desired. These bars are easy to pack in a lunch box for an added treat.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 36

    Yield:

    dozen

    Units: US | Metric

    Topping

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine 2 cups flour and powdered sugar. Cut in butter until mixture begins to cling together. Press into a 9 by 13 inch pan.
    2. 2
      Bake at 350 for 25 minutes or until lightly browned.
    3. 3
      Beat together the eggs, sugar, lemon and orange juice, and lemon peel.
    4. 4
      Stir in remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder, mixing together.
    5. 5
      Pour over baked crust.
    6. 6
      Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.
    7. 7
      When cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into small bars.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 19, 2010

      55

      These bars were very good! They had a nice lemony flavor to them. When making the crust, I accidentally added the 1/4 cup of the flour to the bottom crust, which gave these bars a slightly thick crust, so I had to use another 1/4 cup of flour when making the filling/topping. When making the filling/topping, I added the zest from 5 lemons, which was a bit more than 1 tsp. When the bars were still a bit warm, I sifted on the powdered sugar, which held nicely to the bars, as seen in the photos, plus I cut the bars when they were a bit warm as well, and the bars cut nicely. I got 24 bars from this recipe. Terri, thank you for these scrumptious, "melt in your mouth" citrus bar recipe, as they were very good!

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    Nutritional Facts for Citrus Bars (From My Great Recipe Cards)

    Serving Size: 1 (36 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 36

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 132.1
     
    Calories from Fat 51
    39%
    Total Fat 5.7 g
    8%
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 34.2 mg
    11%
    Sodium 58.2 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 19.0 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
    0%
    Sugars 12.9 g
    51%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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