Amy's Lemon Squares

Peg Harvey-Sweeney
These are from Amanda’s mom, Amy, who is an amazing cook.

Cooking Time: 45 min total
Preheat oven to: 350

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup (1 cube) butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten well
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • grated peel from 1 lemon
  • 6 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

Preheat oven.  Lightly grease sides only of 8 inch square baking dish.

In medium bowl beat together 1 cup flour, butter, & powdered sugar (mixture will be fine crumbs).  Pat onto bottom of dish and bake for 20 minutes.

In large bowl mix eggs, sugar, 2 T flour, lemon peel & juice.  Pour over cooked base.

Bake 25 min. longer.  Cool before cutting.  Dust with powdered sugar.

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