Eat like a German - German Recipe:
Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares
Lemon Squares
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Serves: 4 persons

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This delicious treat makes an excellent dessert!


  • 1 C all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 C butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 C confectioners' sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 C granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

(I doubled the recipe to fit into a 9 X 13 baking pan)


Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix first 3 ingredients. (flour, butter and confectioners sugar) Press in ungreased baking pan. Building up a 1/2 " edge. Bake 20 minutes.

Beat remaining ingredients about 3 minutes or until light and fluffy. Pour over hot crust. Bake about 25 minutes longer or just until no imprint remains when touched lightly in center. Cool; and cut into squares.

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