Easy Lemon Squares

Adapted from Cooking Light Magazine

  • Crust:
  • 1/4 c granulated sugar
  • 5 tbsps light margarine, softened
  • 1 c unbleached flour
  • Topping:
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 3/4 c granulated sugar
  • 2 tsps lemon peel, grated
  • 1/3 c bottled lemon juice
  • 3 tbsps unbleached flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar
Easy Lemon Squares
Preheat oven to 350. Prepare a 8" square dish with cooking spray; set aside. To prepare crust, combine 1/4 cup sugar, margarine, and one cup flour. Mix until crumbly in the palm of your hand. Press mixture onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, to prepare topping, beat eggs until foamy. Add remaining sugar, lemon juice, remaining flour, baking powder, and salt. Mix well. Pour over baked layer. Bake for 20 minutes, or until set. Cool. Sift powdered sugar over top.
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Posted: 3/6/2003
Rated by 9 users (4.67)
WW Points* : 2.39
16 servings
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories 110
Calories from Fat 25 (22%)
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2%
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.9g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35g 12%
Sodium 73mg 3%
Potassium 0mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 13g
Protein 2g 1%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.