Lemon Squares

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Lemon Squares

Prep: 10 min Bake 50 min
Makes 25 squares

1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup stick butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
Powdered sugar

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
2. Mix flour, margarine and powdered sugar. Press in ungreased square
pan, 8 x 8 x 2 or 9 x 9 x 2 inches, building up 1/2-inch edge.
3. Bake crust 20 minutes.
4. Beat remaining ingredients with electric mixer on high speed about 3
minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched
lightly in center. Cool in pan on wire rack. Dust with powdered sugar.
Cut into about 1-1/2 inch squares.

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