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Luscious Lemon Squares

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75Minutes
770Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour (spooned into measuring cup and leveled-off)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar (plus more to decorate finished bars)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (cold, cut into 1/2-inch pieces)
  • 6 large eggs
  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest (be sure to zest before juicing the lemons)
  • 2/3 cup lemon juice (freshly squeezed, from 2-3 lemons)
  • 2/3 cup all purpose flour
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    NutritionView More

    770Calories
    Sodium9% DV210mg
    Fat42% DV27g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs42% DV125g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories770Calories from Fat240
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat27g42%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol220mg73%
    Sodium210mg9%
    Potassium125mg4%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat240
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate125g42%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars91g182%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C20%
    Calcium4%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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    Reviews(19)

    kim martin 3 months ago
    Awesome I sprinkled some coconut on top for the last 5 minutes to toast
    Spahn 3 months ago
    Turned out great! I found it challenging to make the crust as I didn't have a proper mixer. Also, be sure to use the ingredient list from the link to directions as the list on here is incorrect. Otherwise, these work out fine and are very delicious!
    Maria Cheesman 4 months ago
    Absolutely amazing! Delicious!
    Angela H. 9 months ago
    did not work out for me
    Anna S. a year ago
    Fantastic! I would definitely make it again. I added some lemon zest to the crust as well
    Daniel White a year ago
    Wonderful delicious... just like my MIL’s favorite lemon meringue pie without the meringue.
    Carmen Lazinchuk a year ago
    Followed recipe as directed and it turned out wonderful. Will be making again
    Beth Dima a year ago
    I reduced the sugar content and everyone loves it! 😍
    Denise a year ago
    Excellent, luscious, lemony square, great crust! Will make this again for sure!!!
    Shira Karni 2 years ago
    With the exception of not using cornstarch — just using a full cup of flour — I followed this recipe pretty exactly. I’ve made a lot of lemon bars over the years but really hands down, this is the best crust.
    Hinky 2 years ago
    A big hit with the ladies over coffee. Everyone loved the shortbread base covered in a delicious lemon layer. Hard to have just one
    Christine Roma G. 2 years ago
    2nd time that i made it because lemons aren't cheap from where i'm from. hubby looves it everytime!
    Kathleen G. 2 years ago
    followed recipe came out great
    Emmy Lam 2 years ago
    Super easy to make whilst multitasking!
    Faith 2 years ago
    Very nice! Similar to a shortbread crust! Loves it!
    Marie Bordelon 3 years ago
    I love this recipe! It's so easy and it comes out perfect every time! I sometimes add more lemon juice and flour to compensate and it still comes out amazing! I have probably made this recipe at least 10 times!
    Arianna Kossie 4 years ago
    This recipe makes for a super delicious & refreshing summer treat! I've made these twice now, & my family has practically licked the bowl each time! 😋
    Rachel Shippas 4 years ago
    I am not a fan but my husband loves these, I thought they might be difficult to make, I was nervous. They came out exactly like the picture! They just needed to cook a little bit longer- both the base, 15 minutes, and the lemon topping, 10 minutes. They are perfect!! My husband was so happy!! Thanks so much!! Awesome! I DID IT!!! My whole house smelled like cookies! Yummy.
    Colleen F. 4 years ago
    Light buttery crust with ample lemon curd. Sweet and sour enough. I used parchment paper instead of tin foil and turned out great. Complaint from my teens was it didn't make very much. definitely will make this again thank you

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