ingredients

  • For the Bars:
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 3/4 cup cold butter or margarine
  • For the Filling:
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • For the Topping:
  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

directions

In a food processor, combine flour, confectioners' sugar, and lemon and orange peel. Cut in butter until crumbly; process until mixture forms a ball.

Pat into a greased 13-by-9-by-2-inch baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until set and the edges are lightly browned.

Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, combine the filling ingredients; mix well. Pour over hot crust. Bake for 14-16 minutes or until set and lightly browned.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine topping ingredients. Spread over filling. Bake 7-9 minutes longer or until topping is set. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate overnight. Cut into bars just before serving.

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Recipe reprinted by permission of Reiman Publications, LLC. © 2002. All rights reserved.

RecID 4974

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