Lemon Cookies

1/2 cup Butter
1 cup Flour
1/4 cup Powdered Sugar
2 tbs Flour
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1 cup Sugar
2 tbs Lemon Juice
2 Beaten Egg
3 tsp Grated Lemon Rind

*** Cream butter with powdered sugar and add flour. Mix well and spread into a slightly greased oblong baking pan. Bake 15 minutes in 350F oven. In the meantime, mix two tbs of flour with sugar and baking powder. Add lemon juice, grated lemon rind and beaten eggs to flour mixture. Pour mixture on top of baked mixture. Bake for 25 minutes longer in a 350F oven. Cool and sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Cut into squares when lemon bars are completely cooled.

Yield: 24 Bars

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana