Lemon Squares

Recipe by:

"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."

Recipe: #25748       March 10, 2017



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

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

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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