Buttery Lemon Squares

Linda Edwards-Jackson


A tangy lemon mixture bakes on top of the buttery cookie crust.


★★★★★ 1 vote

45 Min
25 Min


  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar, unsifted
  • 2 1/3 c
    all-purpose flour, unsifted
  • 4
  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon peel
  • 6 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 3 Tbsp
    powdered sugar

How to Make Buttery Lemon Squares


  1. In lg. bowl cream together Butter and 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar til fluffy. Add 2 cups Flour til well blended. Spread evenly into bottom of well greased 9" x 13" baking pan. Bake @ 350 degrees for 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile in a small mixing bowl, beat eggs til light. Gradually add granulated Sugar, beating til thick & blended. Add grated Lemon Peel & Lemon Juice; remaining 1/3 cup Flour & the Baking Powder til well blended.
  3. Pour Lemon mixture over Baked Crust. Return to oven. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or til pale gold color.
    Remove from oven and sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar. Let cool.

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About Buttery Lemon Squares

Course/Dish: Cakes

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