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Lemon Squares

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Bake: 35 min.

Makes

4 dozen

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

Ingredients

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

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 145 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 128mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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