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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 16
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 83.3
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 28.5 mg
  • Sodium: 57.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 1.6 g

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Lemon Squares

Submitted by: RUBY2SDAY
Lemon Squares

Introduction

makes 16 squares makes 16 squares
Number of Servings: 16

Ingredients

    6 Tbsp. butter
    0.25 cup granulated sugar
    0.25 tsp. salt
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    2 eggs
    0.75 cup granulated sugar
    2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
    0.25 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel
    3 Tbsp. lemon juice
    0.25 tsp. baking powder
    powdered sugar, for decoration

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Directions

1. Grease an 8X8X2 inch baking pan. Beat butter for 30 seconds, add the 0.25 cup sugar and salt, beating until fluffy. Stir in the 1 cup flour. Pat dough onto bottom of pan. Bake in a 350 oven for 15 minutes. Let cool for 15 minutes.
2. Beat eggs, add remaining 0.75 cup sugar, 2 Tbsp. flour, lemon peel, lemon juice, and baking powder. Beat 3 minutes, or until slightly thickened. Pour over baked layer. Bake in a 350 oven for 25 minutes or until light golden brown around the edges and centre is set. Cool.
3. Sift powdered sugar over top, if desired. Cut into 16 squares.

Number of Servings: 16

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RUBY2SDAY.






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  • Incredible!
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    I was a little nervous about making these, but it turned out really well! They're delicious and fairly easy to make, too. (And if I, a baking newbie, can do it- so can you). :) I took these to a gathering with a Church group and they were a hit. I'd definitely make these again. - 2/13/11

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  • I was out of lemons so added some orange zest and they were fantastic. Thanks for posting this recipie - 4/19/13

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  • Chose this recipe for it's 5 star rating. Wasn't disappointed... Have allowed myself one to taste-test...taking them to church function this afternoon. Good thing, too, or I'd be eating more of them. Yummmmmmmm! I love lemon!!! - 10/20/10

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  • totally awesome!!! - 10/3/10

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