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Lemon Squares

Sweet and buttery paired with a vibrant burst of lemon? Yes, please!

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup butter, softened

1/4 cup powdered sugar

2 eggs

1 cup granulated sugar

2 teaspoons lemon zest

2 tablespoons lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

Extra powdered sugar to top


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 

In medium bowl, mix flour, butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar until combined.

Press into bottom of uncreased 8 inch square pan and up the edge 1/2 inch.

Bake crust 20 minutes and remove from oven.

In medium bowl beat remaining ingredients not including powdered sugar. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.

Bake 30-35 minutes or until center does not stay indented with touched lightly. Cool completely and top with powdered sugar.

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