Buttery Lemon Squares

Recipe by SharleneW
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a bowl with mixer, beat butter with 1/2 cup powdered sugar until mixture is smoothly blended.
  • Add 2 cups flour to butter mixture.
  • Beat until well mixed.
  • Pat dough into a ball.
  • Press evenly into a buttered and floured 9- by 13-inch pan.
  • Bake in 350°F oven until golden, about 20 minutes.
  • While dough bakes, in a food processor or bowl with mixer, whirl granulated sugar, remaining 1/3 cup flour, baking powder, grated lemon peel, lemon juice, and eggs to blend.
  • Pour onto hot crust.
  • Bake until the lemon mixture is no longer runny in the center (cut to test), 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and dust with remaining 2 tablespoons powdered sugar.
  • Cool in pan on a rack.
  • With a sharp knife, divide into 24 squares.
  • Store in airtight container up to 2 days or can be frozen to store longer.
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