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Centennial Lemon Squares

Author/Submitted by: Jo Anne Merrill
Servings: 8
Categories: Cookies / Desserts

1  cup  powdered sugar
1/4  teaspoon  salt
1  cup  flour
1/2  cup  margarine
1  cup  sugar
1/2  teaspoon  baking powder
2    eggs
4  tablespoons  lemon juice
    lemon rind, grated
1  tablespoon  margarine

1. Combine 1/4 cup powdered sugar, 1/8 teaspoon salt and flour; mix well. Work in 1/2 cup margarine. Press mixture in 8-inch square pan. 2. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven. 3. Combine the 1 cup regular sugar, baking powder and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt. Blend in slightly beaten eggs, 2 tablespoons lemon juice and lemon rind. Spread over baked mixture. Return to oven. Bake for 20 minutes longer. Remove from oven and cool completely. 4. Combine remaining 3/4 cup powdered sugar, remaining two tablespoons lemon juice and 1 tablespoon margarine for glaze. Spread over lemon mixture. Cut into squares to serve.

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