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Lemon Squares Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Squares, by , is from McKee Cooks, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Alex and Mary Catherine Stofan
Added: Friday, October 10, 2008


non-stick cooking spray
3/4 c. flour
1/3 c. + 1 T. confectioner's sugar
1/4 c. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 c. cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
4 lg. eggs
1 c. sugar
2/3 c. fresh lemon juice
1/4 c. flour
1/2 t. baking powder
1/2 t. salt

Preheat oven to 350, with rack in center. Coat 9x9 baking pan with cooking spray; line with 2 criss-crossed rectangles of parchment paper; leave 2-inch overhang on all sides. In food processor, pulse flour with sugar, cornstarch and salt. Add butter; pulse until it resembles coarse crumbs. Press into bottom and 3/4 inch up sides of prepared pan. Refrigerate 15 minutes. Bake until lightly browned, 20 minutes. Let cool in pan. Reduce oven to 325. In a bowl, beat eggs with electric mixer until thick. Beat in sugar, lemon juice, flour, baking powder and salt. Pour over warm crust. Bake until set, 20 minutes. Cool to room temperature; refrigerate 1 hour. Using paper overhang as an aid, lift square from pan. Sift remaining confectioners' sugar over top. Yield: 16 squares.




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