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  • Serves: 25 Servings

Lemon Squares #1

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • -----------------------------------CRUST-----------------------------------
  • 1 c Sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c Confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 c Butter or margarine;


2 Eggs
1 c Sugar
1/2 ts Baking powder
1 tb Flour
2 tb Lemon juice
1 Lemon; grated peel of

1 1/2 c Confectioner's sugar
1 1/2 -(up to)
2 ts Water
1/2 ts Vanilla extract

To make crust: Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease an 8-inch-square
cake pan with unsalted shortening and dust it lightly with flour. Sift
flour and confectioner's sugar together into a bowl. Add half the butter
and cut it in with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture looks like
coarse meal. Cut in remaining butter until it looks like large peas. With a
floured spoon, press dough evenly over the bottom of the prepared pan. Bake
20 minutes. Remove from oven.

To make filling: In a small bowl, beat eggs and sugar together until well
blended. Add baking powder and flour and beat until blended. Mix in lemon
juice and peel. Pour mixture over baked crust and bake for 25 minutes more.
Frost with Confectioner's Sugar Icing while still warm. Cool in pan on wire
cake rack. Cut into 25 squares.

Confectioner's Sugar Icing: In a bowl combine ingredients and then spread
over lemon squares.




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