Lemon Bars

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A tangy layer of lemon that rests atop a flaky crust.


  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 1/3 cup margarine-stick
  • 1/2 cup Egg Beaters® Original
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • Confectioners' sugar, optional


  1. Preheat oven 350°F.
  2. Combine 1 cup of the flour and 1/4 cup of the granulated sugar in medium bowl.
  3. Cut in margarine sticks with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch square baking pan.
  5. Bake 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Beat Egg Beaters, lemon peel, lemon juice, the remaining 1/4 cup flour and the remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar in a medium bowl with wire whisk until well blended.
  7. Pour over crust.
  8. Bake 15 minutes, or until center is set. Cool completely on wire rack.
  9. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar, if desired.
  10. Cut into 16 bars to serve.
  11. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

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