Lemon Squares by Cooking Light

Tender, short cookie crust meets delectably bold, tart lemon filling in these luscious treats.

Yield: 16 servings ( Serving Size: 1 square )
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Ingredients

  • 3.4 ounce(s) all-purpose flour (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1/4 cup(s) powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoon(s) pine nuts toasted & coarsely chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 tablespoon(s) chilled unsalted butter cut into small pieces
  • 2 tablespoon(s) canola oil
  • cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon(s) grated lemon rind
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 large egg white
  • 2 tablespoon(s) powdered sugar

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. 2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Place flour, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, pine nuts, and salt in food processor; pulse 2 times to combine. Add butter and canola oil. Pulse 3 to 5 times or until mixture resembles coarse meal. Place mixture into the bottom of an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish coated with cooking spray; press into bottom of pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees.
  3. 3. Combine granulated sugar and next 5 ingredients (through egg white) in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Pour mixture over crust. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes or until set. Remove from oven, and cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Sprinkle squares evenly with 2 tablespoons powdered sugar.

  4. CALORIES: 124 FAT: 5g(sat.1.3g, mono.2g, poly.1.2g) PROTEIN: 2g
  5. CARB: 18.5g FIBER: 0.3g CHOL: 30mg IRON: 0.5g SODIUM: 31mg
  6. CALC: 6mg
September 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by marybillingsley and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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