Gramma Macklem’s Lemon Squares


2 cups flour

1/2 cup sifted icing sugar

3/4 cup soft butter


4 eggs

2 cups sugar

1/3 cup lemon juice

1/4 cup flour

1 tsp baking powder

Sifted icing sugar


Combine flour and icing sugar.  Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly.  Press into 13×9 greased pan.  Bake at 325F for 15-20 minutes or until lightly brown.


Beat eggs, sugar, lemon juice, flour and baking powder until smooth and light.  Pour over partially baked crust.  Bake at 325F for 25-30 minutes or until set and golden.  Cool.  Spring with icing sugar or coconut.  Cut into squares.