Monday, September 22, 2008

Lemon/Lime Bars

These are my favorites! I have to hide them on top my fridge or else my #2 son will eat them all. You can make them with fresh lemon juice and lemon peel or lime juice and lime peel. Enjoy!

Lemon/Lime Bars
Crust layer:
1 c. butter
1/2 c. powdered sugar
1/2 t. salt
2 c. flour
Cream butter and sugar. Add remaining ingredients. Press into 9x13 pan. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes.

Layer 1:
8 oz cream cheese
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 egg
Mix together and spread over warm crust.

Layer 2:
4 eggs -slightly beaten
2 c. sugar
1/2 t. baking powder
1/4 c. flour
1/4 c. lemon or lime juice
rind of one lemon (or lime)
Pour on top of layer one. Return to oven and bake for 35-40 minutes at 350 (until set). Remove and let cool sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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