Lemon Squares

Linda Warren


This recipe is the best one out there. More flour & sugar than Emeril's. I had to use his recipe for a wedding reception, but it didn't turn out as good. :(
So happy I found the original recipe I've been making it for 35 yrs. YUM.


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25 cookies
20 Min
45 Min


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  • 1 c
    all purpose flour ( + 2 t)
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar (+ xtra for dusting)
  • 1/2 c
    butter (room temperature)
  • 2
    eggs, well beaten (room temp)
  • 1 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice concentrate (i use 3t)
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp

How to Make Lemon Squares


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Double recipe for 13 x 9 pan.
  2. Combine 1 cup flour, powdered sugar & butter to form a dough. Use fingers or pastry knife until mixture resembles small balls. Press firmly into bottom of pan. Bake 15-20 minutes until light brown.
  3. While dough is cooking, Mix beaten eggs with juice, sugar, 2T flour, baking powder & salt.
    Beat 3 minutes on medium.
    Pour egg mixture over cooked dough. Bake 20-25 minutes. No imprint when done.
    Sprinkle powdered sugar over top with sifter.

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About Lemon Squares

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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