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Tangy Lemon Almond Bars

Tangy Lemon Almond Bars

Tangy Lemon Almond Bars
Tangy Lemon Almond Bars
Tangy Lemon Almond Bars
 
Tangy Lemon Almond Bars
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Ingredients
  • 2 ¾ c. sugar, divided
  • ¾ c. butter, softened
  • 2 T. plus 1 t. lemon zest, divided
  • 3 ¼ c. flour, divided
  • ½ t. salt, divided
  • PAM
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ c. chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • ⅔ c. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ c. melted butter
  • ½ c. sliced almonds
  • Powdered sugar, garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven 350.
  2. Beat ¼ c. sugar, butter and 1 t. zest with mixer at medium for 2 minutes or until creamy.
  3. Stir together 1 c. flour and ¼ t. salt.
  4. Gradually add to butter mixture, beating until just blended.
  5. Coat 13x9” pan with PAM.
  6. Press dough into bottom of pan. Chill 15 minutes.
  7. Then bake for 15-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from oven and reduce oven to 325.
  8. Whisk together eggs and 2 c. sugar.
  9. In food processor combine ginger and ½ c. flour for 1 minute or until ginger is finely chopped.
  10. Stir in baking powder. Whisk this mixture into the egg mixture.
  11. Whisk in lemon juice and 2 T. zest.
  12. Pour over crust.
  13. Bake 15-20 minutes or until filling is just set. Remove from oven.
  14. Stir together ¾ c. flour, ½ c. sugar and ¼ t. salt in bowl.
  15. Stir in melted butter until well blended.
  16. Stir in almonds.
  17. Sprinkle over hot lemon mixture and bake 20-25 minutes more or just until lightly golden.
  18. Cool completely in pan. Cut into squares.
 

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