Favorite Lemon Bars


1 cup flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup butter
2 eggs
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp grated lemon peel
3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp flour
1/4 tsp baking powder


Stir together 1 cup flour and powdered sugar. Cut in butter with pastry cutter. Line an 8″ x 8″ square glass baking dish with parchment paper. Pat flour mixture into bottom of dish with a flat bottom glass.
Bake a t 350 degrees for 12 minutes.

In mixing bowl, beat eggs and granulated sugar together. Add lemon juice, lemon peel, flour and baking powder. Blend until well combined. Pour over baked layer. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into bars.