Cousin Serena’s Easy Lemon Squares

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 863


2 cups plus 6 tablespoons flour, divided
pinch of salt
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 cup butter
2 cups sugar
4 eggs
juice of 2 lemon
grated rind of 1 lemon


Combine 2 cups flour, salt, and powdered sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or in a food processor fitted with a metal blade. Pat with your hands into a 9x13-inch pan, evenly. Bake in a 350° oven for 20 minutes. While it bakes, mix together 6 tablespoons flour, sugar, eggs, lemon juice, and grated rind. Mix with a spoon or combine in food processor. Pour over the partly-baked crust. Bake 35 minutes more. Cool. Cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar. Trim off the edges for a clean look.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 863
Calories from Fat: 341

This Cousin Serena’s Easy Lemon Squares recipe is from the Best of the Best from The Northeast Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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