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Lemon Squares

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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup flour
Pinch of salt
Topping:
2 eggs, slightly beaten with a fork
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

Cream butter and sugar together. Add flour and salt. Press into an 8-inch square pan, greased on sides. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes (not brown). While crust is baking, prepare the topping. Mix flour into sugar and stir into eggs and lemon juice. Pour over hot crust. Bake 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of crust when it comes out of oven. Cut into squares when almost cool. Makes 25 squares.

Margaret Sinkhorn
East Moline




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