Luscious Lemon Squares

Luscious Lemon Bars have the perfect lemony sweet/tart custard on a shortbread crust – a delicious and much loved traditional dessert.

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Yield :

  • Servings: 25
  • 3 Smartpoints

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel, if desired
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • Powdered sugar

Preparation :

  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Mix flour, butter and powdered sugar. Press in ungreased square pan, 8x8x2 or 9x9x2 inches, building up 1/2-inch edges.
  • Bake crust 20 minutes.
  • Beat granulated sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, baking powder, salt and eggs with electric mixer on high speed about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust.
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until no indentation remains when touched lightly in center. Cool; dust with powdered sugar. Cut into about 1 1/2-inch squares.

Nutritional Info :

  • Servings: 25
  • 3 Smartpoints
  • Calories 90
  • Fat 4 g ;Saturated Fat 1 g ;Carbohydrate 13 g ;Fiber 0g ;Protein 1 g

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