Short And Sweet. Lemon Squares.

Lemon Squares
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These Lemon Squares are like a blast of warm sunshine on a cold day. A tender buttery crust and a tart, gooey lemon filling come together in this luscious dessert. So easy to make. So hard to stop chowing them down.

Lemon Squares
Lemon Squares

Ingredients for the crust:

1 1/2 cups flour
2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar
12 Tbs butter, melted

Ingredients for the filling and topping:

3 eggs
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
3 Tbs flour
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 Tbs grated lemon zest
1 Tbs confectioners’ sugar

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.

2. Place flour and 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar in food processor. Pulse to combine.

3. Add butter to food processor and process until the dough comes together, about 10 seconds.

4. Transfer dough to a 13 x 9-inch metal baking pan and press to cover the bottom.

5. Bake crust until lightly browned around the edges, about 20 minutes.

6. While crust is baking, make the filling. Beat eggs, granulated sugar, flour, lemon juice, and lemon zest with an electric mixer on high speed for 2 minutes. Pour filling over hot crust.

7. Bake the lemon squares until the filling is set and golden, about 25 minutes.
Lemon Squares
8. Cool thoroughly before cutting into 2 inch squares. Dust with confectioners’ sugar to serve.

Makes 2 dozen squares

Recipe from What Can I Bring? Cookbook by Anne Byrn
Lemon Squares
Lemon Squares

A short song.

A sweet song.

“I am the richest, I am your favorite
I am yours alone, I am

I am the moonlight, I am your seaside
I am yours alone, I am

And there is joy, joy, joy
Joy in this house ”

Check out Aaron Strumpel on his Website, where you can learn of upcoming tour dates in Washington state and Australia. You can buy his music on Bandcamp.

Cheers!

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