3.17.2011

Lemon Squares

We made some lemon squares today. This is, by far, my favorite recipe for these tasty winter treats. I will admit, the young kids didn't seem all that impressed, but us adults were happy to eat their leftovers.

Lemon Squares by Brandi Williams

Heat oven to 350

2 cups flour
1 cup butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar

Mix flour, butter and powdered sugar. Put ball of dough in an ungreased 9x13 pan and press smooth with finger tips and back of hands. Prick the entire surface with fork. Bake for 10 min.

2 cups sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
8 Tablespoons lemon juice
Zest from 3 lemons (tip, zest first, then juice)

Beat ingredients about 3 minutes, pour over hot crust and bake for additional 25 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar and cool. Cut and enjoy.










3 comments:

The Riddle Family said...

They may not eat them but it sure looks like they had a lot of fun making them!

Rafahi Family said...

Winter time treat?! I call them the any season treat! The girls do look like they had fun making them!

LWR said...

I love those! Looks like another fun memory-making activity! (I love Lexi's wings!) :)

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