Lemon Squares III

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These squares have a nice lemony taste to them for all of the lemon lovers.

2
2
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
36 squares

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup butter

  • 2 eggs

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt (Optional)

  • 1 cup flaked coconut

  • 1 ½ cups confectioners' sugar

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a medium bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups flour, 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter until the mixture is mealy. Press into the bottom of an ungreased 9x9 inch pan.

  2. Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. In a medium bowl, beat eggs until light, and stir in the 3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Combine 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, baking powder and salt (if desired); whisk into the eggs. Stir in the coconut. Pour over the baked crust and spread evenly.

  3. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, until center is set and bars are golden. Cool and frost. To make the frosting: In a small bowl, stir together the confectioners' sugar and 2 tablespoons butter. Mix in the lemon juice 1 teaspoon at a time as needed for desired spreading consistency. Spread over cooled bars.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

109 Calories
4g Fat
18g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 36
Calories 109
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 54mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 21mg 0%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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