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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup flour
Pinch of salt
Topping:
2 eggs, slightly beaten with a fork
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon flour
2 tablespoons lemon juice

Instructions

Cream butter and sugar together. Add flour and salt. Press into an 8-inch square pan, greased on sides. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes (not brown). While crust is baking, prepare the topping. Mix flour into sugar and stir into eggs and lemon juice. Pour over hot crust. Bake 20-25 minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top of crust when it comes out of oven. Cut into squares when almost cool. Makes 25 squares.

Margaret Sinkhorn
East Moline



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Col. Charles Lindbergh has stated that he is convinced that Germany's air force is equal to the combined sky fleets of her potential European foes.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Small gas motors may be permitted on boats in the lake to be built in Loud Thunder Forest Preserve. The prospect was discussed yesterday at a meeting of the Rock Island County Forest Preserve Commission.
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