Thursday, August 12, 2010

Lemon Crumb Bars

15 oz sweetened condensed milk
½ cup fresh lemon juice
1 tsp fresh grated lemon rind
1 ½ cups flour, sifted
1 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
2/3 cup butter, softened
1 cup dark brown sugar, packed
1 cup oatmeal
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. In small bowl, mix milk, juice and lemon rind. Set aside.
2. In another bowl, sift together flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, cream butter and blend in sugar. Add oatmeal and flour mixture and mix until crumbly. Spread half of the mixture in 8×12″ greased baking pan. Pat the mixture firmly into the bottom of the pan. Spread liquid mixture over the top and cover with the remaining crumb mixture.
3. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until edges are browned. Cool in pan at room temperature for 15 minutes.
4. Cut into 2″ squares and chill in pan until firm. Remove squares from pan when firm.
Servings: 24
Yield: 2 dozen