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Ingredients

3 cups graham cracker crumbs
3/4 cup butter, melted
1 egg
1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup lemon juice

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl mix graham cracker crumbs, butter and lightly beaten egg until combined. Reserve one cup of the mixture. Press remaining crumb mixture into the bottom of a 13x9-inch ungreased baking pan. Bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly toasted. With mixer beat 3 egg yolks and add condensed milk and lemon juice. Spread over crumb mixture. Top with reserved crumb mixture. Bake 25 minutes longer or until set. Cool. Refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into bars. Store leftovers covered in the refrigerator.

Norma Gullickson
Keithsburg




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