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Lemon Squares Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Karabasz
Added: Monday, May 9, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, melted
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup sifted confectioners sugar
2 Tbsp. all purpose flour
1 eggs, beaten
confectioner's sugar for garnish
1 grated lemon rind or 1/2 tsp. lemon extract
3 Tbsp. lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Combine 1 cup flour and 1/4 cup confectioner's sugar. Add butter and mix well. Press evenly into 9" lightly greased square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned.
Combine 2 tbsp. flour and baking powder. Set aside. Combine eggs, sugar, lemon rind, and lemon juice. Beat well. Stir in dry ingredients. Pur into crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle lightly with confectioner's sugar. Let cool.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is for Reba (Frenchie). She knows a good Lemon Square when she sees one.

 

 

 

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