Delicate lemon squares

Yield: 16 squares

Measure Ingredient
1 cup All-purpose flour
¼ cup Confectioners' sugar
½ cup Butter
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2 Eggs
¾ cup Granulated sugar
3 tablespoons Lemon juice
2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
Confectioners' sugar

Stir together 1 c flour and ¼ c confectioners' sugar; cut in butter till mixture clings together. Pat into ungreased 8x8x2 inch baking pan. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes.

In mixing bowl beat eggs; add granulated sugar and lemon juice. Beat till slightly thick and smooth, 8 to 10 minutesl Stir together 2 tb flour and baking powder; add to egg mixture. Blend just till all is moistened. Pour over baked layer.

Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes. Sift confectioners' sugar over top.

Cool; cut cookies into 1 inch squares.

Source: Better Homes & Gardens, Recipes from Famous Places: The Southwest, Neiman-Marcus Zodiac Room, Dallas, Texas Posted by Michael Prothro, Mike's Resort BBS, Fayetteville, AR on Kook-Net recipe network

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