Melt - In - Your - Mouth Orange Squares

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Yummy! These are refreshing little squares.



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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
2 doz
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
all-purpose flour, divided
1/2 c
ground almonds
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
fresh orange zest, divided
1 c
butter, softened
1 3/4 c
sugar
4 large
eggs
1/3 c
fresh orange juice
1/2 tsp
orange extract
1/2 tsp
baking powder

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, almonds, confectioners sugar, and 1 teaspoon orange zest. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press evenly into the bottom of a 13-x-9-x-2-inch baking pan.

Bake for 20 minutes, or until lightly browned.
2In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, eggs, orange juice, remaining 2 teaspoons orange zest, and extract. Combine remaining 1/4 cup flour and baking powder; add to sugar mixture, whisking to combine. Pour over crust.
3Bake for 20 minutes, or until set. Sprinkle with confectioners sugar, if desired. Cut into squares to serve.

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