Zucchini Dessert Squares Recipe

Looking for an easy Zucchini Dessert Squares recipe? Learn how to make Zucchini Dessert Squares using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cumin

Makes 20 servings



If iyou didn't know better you'd swear these were apples.

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini Dessert Squares

4 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups cold butter
8 cups zucchini, cubed seeded peeled (4 to 5 lbs)
2/3 cup lemon juice
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Recipe Directions for Zucchini Dessert Squares

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter until crumbly; reserve 3 cups. Pat remaining crumb mixture into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Bake at 375 for 12 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, for filling, place zucchini and lemon juice in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 6-8 minutes or until zucchini is crisp-tender. Stir in the sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; cover and simmer for 5 minutes (mixture will be thin).

  3. Spoon over crust; sprinkle with the reserved crumb mixture. Bake at 375 for 40-45 minutes or until golden.

  4. Yield: 16-20 servings. Prep: 30 min. Bake: 40 min.

Categories

Vegetables, Dessert, Bake, Boil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 125.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
339
Calories from Fat
128
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.2g
22%
Saturated Fat
8.8g
44%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
37mg
12%
Sodium
161mg
7%
Potassium
161mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
51.5g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
31.1g
Protein
3.3g
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 2% Iron 7%
* 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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