Grandmother's Lemon Squares

Sherrie Gallegos

By
@Prdinmom

My Grandmother created this recipe over 40 years ago.


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Serves:
60 squares
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

CRUST

2 c
flour
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 pinch
salt
1 c
butter

FILLING

4 large
eggs
1 3/4 c
sugar
6 Tbsp
lemon juice
4 Tbsp
flour
1/2 tsp
baking powder
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1CRUST: Sift flour with powdered sugar and salt.

2Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.

3Pat into a 13 x 9” pan with a slight ridge of crust up the sides to hold the filling.

4Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.

5FILLING: Beat eggs slightly adding sugar gradually.

6Stir in lemon juice then the flour mixed with baking powder. Stir until smooth.

7Pour mixture over the baked crust and bake for 25 minutes at 350°.

8Remove from oven and cool.

9While still slightly warm (not hot) sprinkle additional powdered sugar over top.

10When cool, cut into 1" x 2” squares. Makes approximately 60 squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #lemon, #bars