Lemon Squares

Ronnie Hammer


These delicious squares bake quickly in the microwave

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24-30 squares



1 c
all purpose flour
2 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
1/2 c
butter, softened


1 c
1 Tbsp
lemon zest
3 large
1 Tbsp
1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
1/3 c
lemon juice

How to Make Lemon Squares


  • 1Grease a 9 x 9 inch microwavable pan
  • 2To make the base: Mix the flour, confectioner's sugar and lemon zest. Melt the butter and combine with flour mixture. The mixture will be crumbly. Pat it into the greased pan. Microwave for 3 minutes at power level 8 until the base is firm(depending on the microwave strength it may take another minute)
  • 3To make the filling: Combine the sugar, lemon zest, eggs, flour, baking soda, salt and lemon juice in a medium-size bowl. Beat for 2 minutes. Pour over base. Return pan to microwave and cook at power 8 for 3 minutes until the filling is set but has a slight wiggle (like jello)Depending on the strength of your microwave it may need another minute. Cool completely. Refrigerate a minimum of 4 hours or overnight. Cut into squares and transport in a sealed plastic container. because the filling contains eggs, transport the squares n an ice-filled cooler as a precaution.

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About Lemon Squares

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy