Lemon Squares

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Ronnie Hammer
from Garrison, MN

These delicious squares bake quickly in the microwave

serves 24-30 squares

Ingredients

  • BASE
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 Tbsp
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 1/2 c
    butter, softened
  • FILLING
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 3 lg
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/3 c
    lemon juice
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How To Make

  • 1
    Grease a 9 x 9 inch microwavable pan
  • 2
    To 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)
  • 3
    To 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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