Buttery Lemon Squares

Linda Edwards-Jackson


A tangy lemon mixture bakes on top of the buttery cookie crust.

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45 Min
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1 c
1/2 c
powdered sugar, unsifted
2 1/3 c
all-purpose flour, unsifted
2 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
grated lemon peel
6 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 tsp
baking powder
3 Tbsp
powdered sugar

How to Make Buttery Lemon Squares


  • 1In lg. bowl cream together Butter and 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar til fluffy. Add 2 cups Flour til well blended. Spread evenly into bottom of well greased 9" x 13" baking pan. Bake @ 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • 2Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl, beat eggs til light. Gradually add granulated Sugar, beating til thick & blended. Add grated Lemon Peel & Lemon Juice; remaining 1/3 cup Flour & the Baking Powder til well blended.
  • 3Pour Lemon mixture over Baked Crust. Return to oven. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or til pale gold color.
    Remove from oven and sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar. Let cool.

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Course/Dish: Cakes

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