Barbara Bush's Lemon Bars

posted by Marlen 02-08-102 2:05 AM

Barbara Bush's Lemon Bars

Crust:
1 Cup margarine or butter
2 Cups confectioners' sugar
2 Cups all-purpose flour

Filling:
4 tsp. lemon juice
Grated rinds of 2 lemons
4 eggs, well beaten
2 Cups sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
4 Tablespoons flour
1 Cup shredded coconut


Mix margarine, confectioners' sugar and flour. Spread in 15 x 10-inch jellyroll pan. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes until pale tan. Cool.

Mix remaining ingredients. Pour over crust. Bake for 25 minutes at 350F. Cut into bars.

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