This handwritten recipe card was found in a large collection of old recipes, date unknown. Recipe is typed in full below along with a scanned copy (front side only).

Vintage Lemon Nut Bar Handwritten Recipe Card

Lemon Nut Bar

Mix together thoroughly

2 c. sifted flour
1/2 c. butter
1/4 c. brown sugar

Press firmly into bottom of a lightly greased oblong pan 13x9x2

Bake 10 minutes in moderate oven 350°

Meanwhile mix together thoroughly

3 eggs well beaten
2 cups brown sugar
1/2 tsp salt

Stir in 1 cup finely shredded cocoanut
1/2 cup seedless raisins or dates
1/2 cup walnuts chopped
2 tbsp. lemon juice
1 tsp grated lemon rind

Spread evenly over the partially baked bottom layer.

Bake about 25 minutes in 350° oven

Top will be lightly brown. Cut into bars when cool.

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One Response to Lemon Nut Bar Recipe – Handwritten Card

karen kline
Published 5 January, 2013 in 12:41 am

I’ve been looking for my recipe like this. Mine was misplaced. Only we call them “Lem-o-nut bars”. I knew the ingredients, but was unsure of the amounts. Thanks for posting this. P S. Our recipe was from Pennsylvania. A favorite for holidays.

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