Lemon Squares

16
Servings
45m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In


"These squares can easily be cut into triangles for more cookies and fewer calories. 115 calories each if 16 cookies are made; 57 calories if 32 cookies are made."

Original recipe yields 16 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (30.2 g)
  • Calories 105.6
  • Total Fat - 5.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 37.5 mg
  • Sodium - 90.3 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 13.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.3 g
  • Sugars - 6.5 g
  • Protein - 1.9 g
  • Calcium - 12.6 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

In small bowl beat butter till softened. Add 1/8 c. sugar and salt and beat till fluffy.

Step 2

Stir in 1 c. flour.

Step 3

Press dough evenly onto bottom of greased 8x8x2" baking pan.

Step 4

Bake at 350' 15 minutes.

Step 5

Meanwhile, beat the eggs in mixer bowl and add 3/8 c. sugar, 2 Tbsp. flour, lemon peel, lemon juice, and baking powder. Beat about 3 minutes or till slightly thickened.

Step 6

Pour lemon mixture over baked layer.

Step 7

Return to 350' oven and bake 25-30 minutes or till edges are light golden brown and center is set.

Step 8

Cool and cut into squares (and then into triangles if desired).

Tips & Variations


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