A nice easy-to-make bar cookie.

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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease a 9 inch square baking pan.

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  • Combine flour, almonds, and salt. Set aside.

  • In a large bowl, cream vegetable shortening and sugar. Beat in lemon juice and brandy. Beat in lemon zest. Gradually blend in dry ingredients. Spread mixture evenly in prepared baking pan. DO NOT press down on the mixture.

  • Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, until lightly colored on top. Cool in pan on a wire rack before cutting into large or small bars.

Nutrition Facts

194.7 calories; 2.7 g protein; 20.2 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 6.8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 1 stars
01/04/2004
There was not enough liquid in this recipe. The mixture was nothing but crumbly mixture. I didnt press it down like the recipe said. It stayed crumbly never baked together like a cookie. I followed the recipe exactly...was just as crumbly coming out of the oven as when it went in. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
01/04/2004
There was not enough liquid in this recipe. The mixture was nothing but crumbly mixture. I didnt press it down like the recipe said. It stayed crumbly never baked together like a cookie. I followed the recipe exactly...was just as crumbly coming out of the oven as when it went in. Read More
(77)
Rating: 1 stars
09/26/2007
Sorry but this recipe was thumbs down. It was SO crumbly! Wont make this again. Read More
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