Luscious Lemon Squares

Total Time:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
30 min
Cook:
45 min

Yield:
20 to 24
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, cut into small cubes
  • Filling:
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Confectioners' sugar, for dusting
Directions
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • For the crust: In a food processor, blend ingredients until they resemble coarse meal. Press mixture into the bottom of a 13 by 9-inch pan. Bake until set and golden, about 20 minutes. Cool.

  • For the filling: In a bowl, beat eggs, sugar and lemon juice together. Add flour and baking powder, blending only long enough to incorporate. Pour filling into baked crust and bake until set, about 25 minutes.

  • Cool. Dust with powdered sugar before cutting. Cut into squares.

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