Lucy's Lemon Squares


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2-1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • dash of salt


  1. Blend flour, butter and powdered sugar with fingertips until well mixed. Pat evenly into the bottom of an 8x8 inch baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. 
  2. Meanwhile, beat together eggs, granulated sugar, baking powder, lemon juice and salt. Pour over baked crust and return to oven for 20-25 minutes at same temperature. 
  3. Cool on rack. Cut in squares. Sprinkle with sifted, powdered sugar.
Recipe from the Peanuts Cookbook.


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