Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Bars

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Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Bars


Ingredients:

CRUST:
  • 2 c    all purpose flour
  • 1 c    butter softened (no substituting)
  • 1/2 c    powdered sugar

FILLING:
  • 4    eggs (slightly beaten)
  • 2 c    sugar
  • 4 Tbsp    flour
  • 6 Tbsp    lemon juice (i use bottled)

FROSTING:
  • 1/2 c    butter (softened)1 c    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp    milk
  • 2 Tbsp    cold water


Instructions:

  1. MIX CRUST INGRED. WITH FORK AS YOU WOULD FOR A PIE CRUST. PAT INTO A 9X13 PAN WHICH HAS BEEN GREASED AND FLOURED. BAKE AT 350 DEGREES FOR 15 MINUTES.
  2. AS CRUST IS BAKING. MIX FILLING. AFTER CRUST HAS BAKED 15 MINUTES, POUR FILLING OVER CRUST AND CONTINUE BAKING FOR 25 MINUTES. COOL BARS COMPLETELY
  3. MAKE FROSTING BY BEATING BUTTER,POWDERED SUGAR AND MILK FOR 6 TO 8 MINUTES ON HIGH SPEED. THEN ADD 2 TBLSP. COLD WATER ONE AT A TIME. BEAT UNTIL SMOOTH. SPREAD OVER COOLED BARS.

Source: http://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cookies/melt-in-your-mouth-lemon-bars-3.html