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Cherry Lemon Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

Crust:

  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 3/4 c. cold butter
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/8 c. powdered sugar

Filling:

  • 4 eggs
  • 2 c. granulated sugar + 1/4 c. flour
  • 1/4 c. lemon juice
  • 1 can cherry pie filling

Instructions

  1. Combine flour, salt & powdered sugar in a medium mixing bowl. Cut in butter with a fork or pastry blender until butter is incorporated and mixture is crumbly.
  2. Press firmly into greased 9x13 inch pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes. Remove from oven.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat eggs well.
  5. Add sugar/flour mixture and continue beating.
  6. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Pour over crust; bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or until top is just beginning to turn golden brown.
  8. Cool slightly and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  9. Before serving, top with cherry pie filling.