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Lemon Squares

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Ingredients
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 3⁄4 Pound, cut into small pieces (3 1/2 Sticks)
  Unsalted butter 4 Tablespoon, cut into small pieces
  Eggs 6 Large
  Granulated sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Grated lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
  Strained lemon juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (60 Milliliter)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Confectioners sugar 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

MAKING
2) Prepare the crust in a large bowl, mixing together flour, sugar and salt.
3) With a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut the butter into the mixture till resembling coarse cornmeal.
4) Make the dough to a rough ball and with hands press it onto the bottom and sides of a 17-by-l2-by-l-inch baking sheet.
5) Place in oven and bake for 1 5 minutes till lightly browned.
6) Take off from oven and leave oven set at 350 degrees F.
7) Prepare filling in a large bowl, beat eggs and mix with the sugar.
8) Add zest and stir in lemon juice.
9) Sift flour and baking powder together. Add the egg mixture and beat until smooth.
10) Pour the mixture on the baked crust and bake for 25 minutes.
11) Place in a rack and let cool completely.

SERVING
12) With a sharp knife cut into squares and dust with confectioners' sugar.
13) Pack in single layer in a portable container place in a cooler.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lemon
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1106 Calories from Fat 524

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 59 g91.5%

Saturated Fat 35.9 g179.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 354.9 mg118.3%

Sodium 225 mg9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.8%

Sugars 103.5 g

Protein 11 g22.4%

Vitamin A 38.2% Vitamin C 5.4%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 16.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lemon Squares Recipe