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Crust: l cup all purpose flour
2/3 cup packed golden brown sugar
l tbsps. grated lemon peel
Pinch of salt
6 tbsps. (3/4 stick) chilled butter, cut up
l/4 cup toasted walnut pieces

Filling: 3/4 cup sugar
2 large eggs
l tbsps. grated lemon peel
l tsp. all purpose flour
l/4 tsp. baking soda
3 tbsps. coarsely chopped toasted walnuts
Powdered sugar
Walnut halves
For crust: Position rack in center of 350 oven. Mix first 4 ingred-
ients in processor. Add butter & walnuts & cut in using on/off turns
until mixture forms coarse crumbs. Firmly press crumbs on bottom of
9″ square pan. Bake crust until light golden brown, about 20 mins.
Cool on rack while preparing filling. Maintain 350 temp.
For filling: Whisk 3/4 cup sugar, eggs & lemon peel in med. bowl
until light & fluffy. Whisk in lemon juice, flour & baking soda.
Pour filling over crust. Bake until filling is just set & edges are
lightly browned, about l2 mins. Transfer to rack. Sprinkle chopped
walnuts over filling. Cool completely in pan. Cut into squares.
Sift powdered sugar over. Top each with walnut half and serve.
Makes l6 squares.

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