The lemon tree out in our garden is loaded with lemons, so what do you do when life hands you lemons? - make luscious Lemon Squares!
Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup butter, softened, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1 cup granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 2 eggs, powdered sugar for sprinkling.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, butter and powdered sugar together in bowl until blended. Pour into an 8x8 or 9x9 inch pan; press mixture evenly on the bottom and up the sides about 1/2 inch with the back of a spoon or with your fingers. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Beat granulated sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, baking powder, salt and eggs in mixing bowl until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes. Pour over hot crust and return to oven for 25 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Remove from oven and allow to cool on rack.
Cut into 16 squares and sprinkle with powdered sugar before removing from pan and serving.