Citrus Bars

Fresh lemon juice and orange juice concentrate make these especially moist and fruity. The pastry is as short as they come; very flaky. Their only real short-coming is that they aren’t chocolate.

Citrus Bars

Cut together, or pulse in a food processor, then press into a 9 x 13 pan:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter

Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, beat together:

  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 4 Tbs. orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tsp. lemon peel
  • 1 tsp. orange peel

Then add to that:

  • 1/4 cup plus 1 Tbs. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder

Blend well, and pour into hot crust. Bake for an additional 25 minutes.

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