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Lemon Squares

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  4 reviews
  • 25 min prep time
  • 2 hr 15 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 25 servings
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With a rich, buttery crust and tart lemon topping, this tried-and-true recipe always pleases.

Ingredients

1
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
2
eggs
Additional powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix flour, butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Press in ungreased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan, building up 1/2-inch edge. Bake 20 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat granulated sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, baking powder, salt and eggs with electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar. For squares, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix flour, butter and 1/4 cup powdered sugar. Press in ungreased 8-inch or 9-inch square pan, building up 1/2-inch edge. Bake 20 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat granulated sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, baking powder, salt and eggs with electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
  • 3 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with additional powdered sugar. For squares, cut into 5 rows by 5 rows.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Square
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
25mg
9%
Sodium
65mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
9%
Protein
1g
1%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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