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Lemon Squares

 Lemon Squares
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
48 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Bake: 35 min.


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


  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 145 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium,

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Lemon Squares (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 21 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.