Lemon squares (c&h)

Yield: 16 Squares

Measure Ingredient
½ cup Butter or margarine
½ cup C and H Powdered Sugar unsifted
2 \N Egg yolks
1 cup All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Grated lemon rind
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
2 \N Egg whites
1 tablespoon Lemon juice
1 cup C and H Powdered Sugar unsifted



Beat together butter and sugar until creamy. Beat in egg yolks, then flour, salt, lemon rind and lemon juice. Spread stiff batter in ungreased 9-inch square pan. Bake in 350 degree oven 10 minutes. Beat egg whites until foamy. Beat in lemon juice. Gradually add sugar, beating constantly until very stiff. Spread topping evenly over crust. Return to oven and continue baking 25 minutes. Cool slightly.

Cut into

16 squares.

Reprinted with permission from: Bar Cookies from the C and H Sugar Kitchen by Jean Porter Electronic format by Karen Mintzias

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