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The Best Lemon Squares

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CRUST:


2 cups flour 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 cup butter


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Thoroughly blend ingredients and press into a 9×13-inch greased pan. Bake for ten minutes.


FILLING:


4 eggs 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 tablespoon flour 4 tablespoon lemon juice


Mix well. Pour mixture over baked crust and bake at 350 degrees for twenty-five minutes. Sift confectioners’ sugar over top while still hot. Cool, then cut into squares.


Makes two to three dozen squares.


Note: Meyer lemons may be used in this recipe.

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