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Tangy, sweet, and creamy, these squares are sure to delight true lemon lovers.

Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
3 hrs 5 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings, one square each
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan; set aside. Combine wafer crumbs, 1/2 cup flour and the brown sugar in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; press firmly onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 min.

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  • MEANWHILE, beat Neufchatel cheese and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs and 2 Tbsp. flour; mix well. Blend in 1 Tbsp. lemon peel, lemon juice and baking powder; pour over crust.

  • BAKE 25 to 28 min. or until center is set. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and remaining 2 Tbsp. grated lemon peel just before cutting into squares to serve. Store leftover squares in refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

172 calories; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 24.8g; fat 6.5g; cholesterol 33.3mg; sodium 128.4mg. Full Nutrition
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