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Lemon Squares

Yield about 10 dozen


  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Additional sifted powdered sugar

How to Make It

  1. Combine 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar; add butter, mixing well. Press mixture evenly into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.

  2. Combine eggs, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium mixing bowl; beat well. Sift together 1/4 cup flour and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl; stir into egg mixture. Pour over baked crust. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Sprinkle lightly with additional powdered sugar. Cool and cut into 1-inch squares.

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