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  • Serves: 16 servings

Easy Lemon Squares

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Category: Desserts, Fruit, Eggs

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Granulated sugar
  • 3 tb Butter or margarine;
  • -softened
  • 1 c All-purpose flour
  • 3 lg Eggs
  • 3/4 c Granulated sugar
  • 2 ts Grated lemon rind
  • 1/3 c Fresh lemon juice
  • 3 tb All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 2 ts Powdered sugar


1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. To prepare the crust, beat 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the butter or
margarine at medium speed of a mixer until creamy. Lightly spoon 1 cup
flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Gradually add 1 cup
flour to sugar mixture, beating at low speed until mixture resembles fine
crumbs. Gently press mixture into bottom of an 8-inch square baking pan.
Bake at 350 for 15 minutes; cool on a wire rack.

3. To prepare topping, beat eggs at medium speed until foamy. Add 3/4 cup
granulated sugar and next 5 ingredients (3/4 cup granulated sugar through
salt), and beat until well-blended. Pour mixture over partially baked
crust. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack.
Sift powdered sugar evenly over top. Yield: 16 servings

NOTES : Took about 2 lemons to get the full measure of juice, but with
oodles of zest left over.

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