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Lemon Squares III

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

1 h 15 m servings 109 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (36 squares)

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  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; 4.1 g fat; 17.5 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 19 mg cholesterol; 54 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is a family favorite that my mom made when I was growing up. My recipe calls for 1/2 cup powdered sugar in the crust instead of white sugar. I also bake mine in a 13 x 9 pan and cut in sm...

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Did not care for this at all! ONe of the worst lemon bars that I have made!

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This is a family favorite that my mom made when I was growing up. My recipe calls for 1/2 cup powdered sugar in the crust instead of white sugar. I also bake mine in a 13 x 9 pan and cut in sm...

*The author forgot to add the lemon to the main part of the squares*. My boyfriend made these for my bday, leaving the lemon out of the squares (it was still in the icing). Even without the lemo...

I grew up with this recipe. The lemon glaze is supposed to seep into the second layer. The author didn't forget to add lemon to the second layer. I also suggest not adding lemon to the second...

this was really good and very easy to make,the lemon frosting really added a great touch.

Bravo! I have been looking for an old recipie that I used to have but was lost. It was a coconut bar w/ lemon, and I think this was as close to what I used to have as I could find. It is soooo g...

yum! lovely crust but rather crubly overall.i can deal with the crumbs =) this is some great stuff!

Did not care for this at all! ONe of the worst lemon bars that I have made!

Really great! I used butter-flavored Crisco instead of butter for the crust and it came out awesome! I also forgot to put in the coconut, oops (baking with a 21 mth old can do that to you!)and t...

This dessert is VERY sweet. I liked it, but I don't think I'll rush to make it again.