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Lemon Squares Recipe

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I'm expected to bring these bars to bridal showers and family gatherings. The combination of sweet and tart tastes is sure to please. —Mary Larson, Maplewood, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:48 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 48 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups cold butter
  • TOPPING:
  • 6 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners' sugar

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 145 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the flour, confectioners' sugar and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly. Pat into a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake 16-20 minutes or until set and top is golden brown.
  2. For topping, combine the eggs, sugar, lemon juice, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Pour over crust (pan will be full). Bake 16-20 minutes or until set and top is golden brown. Cool. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Lemon Squares in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p200

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 145 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

Reviews for Lemon Squares(7)

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Reviewed Jan. 27, 2013

Excellent taste and consistency.

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Reviewed May. 30, 2012

I took these to work and they were an instant hit! I've been requested to make them over and over. Good recipe

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Reviewed Feb. 6, 2012

These are very good, but the topping could use less than 3 cups of sugar.

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Reviewed Jun. 20, 2010

These just melt in your mouth! They don't last long around my house.

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Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

yummy!!!

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