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County Fair Lemon Bars

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I confess I normally dislike our American county/state fairs..but I entered this one year -my one and only submission ever.. and it won a blue ribbon!


Serves: 12

  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ pound butter
  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt


County Fair Lemon Bars is a community recipe submitted by wood nymph and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat oven to 350 F. Melt butter in a 9 x 13 pan in oven. Mix 2 cups flour and confectioner's sugar. Pour into pan and stir with butter. Press down firmly. Bake 20 minutes.
  • While crust is baking, mix together eggs and lemon juice. Sift together 2 cups sugar, 4 tablespoons flour, baking powder, and salt. Add sifted ingredients to eggs and lemon juice and mix until well blended.
  • Pour mixture on top of baked crust while it's hot. Bake 25 minutes more. Remove and sift confectioner's sugar over top while still warm.
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