Lemon Squares

With a tangy sweetness that isn’t overpowering, Lemon Squares is such a quick, easy dessert that your family or guests is sure to enjoy.

 

freshly baked lemon bars

 

 

Spray 8×8 pan with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 350.

For the crust:

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup flour

 

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Beat butter, sugar, & salt until fluffy. Mix in flour. Press into bottom of pan. Bake for 15 minutes.

 

Filling:

  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon flavoring
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder

 

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Beat eggs. Add remaining ingredients. Beat until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Pour over crust. Return to oven & bake 25-30 minutes.

Cool. Sift powdered sugar over top.

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