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Lemon Squares

Yield about 4 dozen


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice

How to Make It

  1. Combine flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in a large mixing bowl; stir well. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Spoon into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish; press firmly into bottom of dish. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove from oven.

  2. Combine eggs, sugar, 1 tablespoon powdered sugar, and lemon juice; beat well. Pour egg mixture over hot crust. Continue baking at 350° for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool, and cut into 1 1/2-inch squares.

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