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Cookies & Candy Lemon Squares
From the Kitchen of sallyrae3

Category: Cookies & Candy
Servings: 16
Preparation Time: 50 minutes

Recipe Ingredients
These are very tasty and tangy. You will enjoy the light citrus flavor.
6 Tbsp. butter or margarine
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup flour
2 eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. flour
1/4 tsp. lemon peel
3 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. baking powder

Recipe Directions
Grease 8X8X2 baking pan. Beat butter for 30 seconds; add the 1/4 cup sugar and 1/4 tsp salt, beating till fluffy. Stir in the 1 cup flour. Pat dough onto bottom of pan. Bake in 350F oven for 15 min. Meanwhile beat eggs; add remaining 3/4 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp flour, lemon peel, lemon juice and baking powder. Beat 3 minutes or till slightly thickened. Pour over baked layer. Bake in a 350 F oven 25-30 minutes longer or till light golden brown around edges and center is set. Cool. Sift powdered sugar over top, if desired. Cut into squares.

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