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Lemon Dream Bars Recipe
 Canadian Recipes

Lemon Dream Bars

All the lemon taste in these bars comes from the tart lemon icing. They are a variation of that old favourite, dream bars.

Lemon Dream Bars
Makes 9x9-inch pan
1/3 cup butter
1 cup sifted all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Combine ingredients to make coarse crumbs.

Pat firmly into ungreased 9x9-inch cake pan.

Bake in 350 F oven for 15 to 20 minutes until set but not brown.


2 beaten eggs
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup angel flake coconut
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Combine ingredients and spread over cooked base.

Return to oven and bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Top immediately with icing. Cool 15 minutes and cut into bars.

2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
1 cup sifted icing sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Mix together and spread over hot bars.