Lemon Squares from mom

Lemon Squares from Mom
A Sprinkle of This and That old family recipe


2 cups flour

2 sticks butter

1/2 cup powdered sugar

4 eggs

4 Tbsp lemon juice

2 cups sugar

4 Tbsp flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

Melt butter in a 9 x 13 pan in the oven.  Mix flour and powdered sugar together.  Stir into the melted butter and press on the bottom of the pan, not the sides.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

Beat eggs and lemon juice, not frothy.  Mix 2 cups of sugar, 4 Tbsp flour, 1 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt.  Add to the egg/lemon juice mixture.  Pour entire mixture onto hot crust.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

Remove from oven and sift powdered sugar on top.  Cut into bars while warm and then refrigerate.