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Great-Grandma's Lemon Bars

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1 cup shortening
1-3/4 cups sugar
4 eggs
3 cups flour
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup lemon pie filling


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix first seven ingredients and spread half of mixture on jelly roll pan. Spread lemon pie filling over dough and spread remaining dough over lemon pie filling. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 mintues.

Ruth Ehlers
Rock Island

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