Buttery Lemon Squares Recipe

Looking for an easy Buttery Lemon Squares recipe? Learn how to make Buttery Lemon Squares using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by eringlenway

Makes 24 servings



Prep and Cook Time: about 1 hour and 20 minutes. Notes: The lemon squares can be chilled airtight for up to 2 days

Recipe Ingredients for Buttery Lemon Squares

1 cup butter, at room temperature
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
6 tablespoons lemon juice
4 large eggs

Recipe Directions for Buttery Lemon Squares

  1. 1. In a bowl, with an electric mixer at medium speed, beat butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar until smooth. Beat in 2 cups flour until dough is no longer crumbly. Pat into a ball.

  2. 2. Press dough evenly into a buttered and floured 9- by 13-inch baking pan. Bake in a 350 oven until golden, about 20 minutes.

  3. 3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, or in a bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed, whirl or beat granulated sugar, remaining 1/3 cup flour, baking powder, grated lemon peel, lemon juice, and eggs to blend. Pour onto hot crust.

  4. 4. Bake until lemon mixture is no longer runny in the center (cut to test), 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from the oven and dust with remaining 2 tablespoons powdered sugar.

  5. 5. Let cool completely in pan, then cut into 24 bars.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 54.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
202
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
5.1g
26%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Sodium
67mg
3%
Potassium
53mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
29.6g
10%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
20.0g
Protein
2.4g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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