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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
CRUST: Sift flour with powdered sugar and salt.
2
Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal.
3
Pat into a 13 x 9” pan with a slight ridge of crust up the sides to hold the filling.
4
Bake at 350° for 25 minutes.
5
FILLING: Beat eggs slightly adding sugar gradually.
6
Stir in lemon juice then the flour mixed with baking powder. Stir until smooth.
7
Pour mixture over the baked crust and bake for 25 minutes at 350°.
8
Remove from oven and cool.
9
While still slightly warm (not hot) sprinkle additional powdered sugar over top.
10
When 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