Orange Bars
(yield 50 pieces)

Dough:
1 oz. candied pieces of orange
3 oz. butter
3 oz. powdered sugar
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon orange zest
1 tablespoon orange liquor or juice
5 oz. flour
Decoration:
5 oz. powdered sugar
2-3 tablespoon orange liquor or juice
zest of 1 orange
2 oz. pistazzio nuts in small chunks
Dough: Cut candied orange in very fine slivers. Mix all ingredients for dough. Cover dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
Roll out dough to 1/8 inch onto surface covered with some flour. Cut dough into bars of 2 x 1 inches. Put bars onto parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 400 F for 10 minutes. Let bars cool
Decoration: Mix powdered sugar, orange liquor and zest. Brush mixture onto bars and top with pistazzio nuts. Let bars dry. (approximately 50 calories per piece).

For lemon bars:
Replace candied orange, zest of orange, and orange liquor with candied lemon, zest of lemon and lemon juice.

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