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Barbara Bush's Lemon Bars

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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup margarine
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

Filling

  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • Grated rinds of 2 lemons
  • 4 eggs, well beaten
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Mix margarine, confectioners' sugar and flour.
  2. Spread in 15 x 10-inch jellyroll pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes until pale tan. Cool.
  4. Mix remaining ingredients. Pour over crust.
  5. Bake for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  6. Cut into bars.