Sunny Lemon Squares
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Teach your kids a few tasty skills in the kitchen while having fun! Bake up this treat together and enjoy our cheery Sunny Lemon Squares filled with the taste of sunshine.
What You'll Need
- 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
- 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar, plus extra for topping
- 2 cups granulated sugar
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon extract
What to Do
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a medium bowl, combine 2 cups flour, the butter, and 1 cup confectioners’ sugar; mix until crumbly. Press into bottom of a 9- x 13-inch baking dish to form a crust; bake 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed, beat remaining 1/2 cup flour, the granulated sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and lemon extract until well blended. Pour over hot crust.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until set.
Allow to cool then cut into squares. Dust with extra confectioners’ sugar and serve.
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Nutritional InformationShow More
Servings Per Recipe: 12
- Calories 424
- Calories from Fat 155
- Total Fat 17g 26 %
- Saturated Fat 10g 51 %
- Trans Fat 0.6g 0 %
- Protein 5.0g 10 %
- Cholesterol 103mg 34 %
- Sodium 160mg 7 %
- Total Carbohydrates 64g 21 %
- Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3 %
- Sugars 43g 0 %
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