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Zesty Lemon Bars  a delicious Springtime dessert

2 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup powdered sugar 
1 cup butter, softened 
4 large eggs 
2 cups sugar 
1 teaspoon baking powder 
5 tablespoons lemon juice 
1 tablespoon lemon zest 
4 tablespoons flour  
Preheat oven to 350°.  Sift together 2 cups flour and powdered sugar.  Blend in butter and pat evenly into 13x8x2 pan. Bake 20 minutes.  Beat eggs. Then add sugar, baking powder, lemon juice, lemon zest, and the 4 Tablespoons of flour. Pour over baked crust. Return to oven and bake 25 minutes. Cool. Cut in squares. Sprinkle with additional sifted powdered sugar.

taken from:    Areeda’s Southern Cooking, a collection of old-fashioned recipes  Cookbook