2 sticks butter, softened 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar, confectioners’ For the Filling: 4 beaten eggs 2 cups sugar 4 tbs flour 1/4 cup lemon juice 1 tbs lemon peel, finely grated
Heat oven to 325°. Blend together the butter, 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar. Pat flour and butter mixture into ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Bake for 18 to 20 min. Remove to a rack while making the filling. For filling, blend together eggs, sugar, 4 tbs flour, lemon juice, and lemon peel. Pour over first layer. Return to oven and bake at 325° for 20 min. Loosen around edges, cut into bars and sift confectioners’ sugar over the top while the bars are still warm. Makes 16 This make a great gift from the kitchen!