Lemon Squares I

Lemon Squares I Recipe


These lemon-walnut bars are a perfect treat for a hot summer day--or any time you want a blast of citrus sunshine.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 4 large eggs eggs
  • 1 lemon
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 ½ cups chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (160 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. To make crust: In a large mixing bowl, beat together the butter, 2 cups of the flour, and confectioners' sugar until fluffy. Scrape mixture into the pan and smooth. Bake 15 minutes.
  3. In a medium bowl, beat the eggs and sugar. Grate the rind of the lemon and add the rind, along with 6 tablespoons of lemon juice, to the egg mixture. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of flour and the baking powder over the mixture. Fold in the nuts and mix until well blended. Pour the lemon mixture into the crust.
  4. Bake for another 35 minutes, until filling is set. Let cool before cutting.

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Nutritional Information

Lemon Squares I

Servings Per Recipe: 24
Calories: 243.2
% Daily Value *
protein: 7 %
carbohydrates: 10 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 4 %
fat: 21 %
saturated fat: 28 %
cholesterol: 17 %
vitamin a iu: 6 %
niacin equivalents: 11 %
vitamin b6: 4 %
vitamin c: 9 %
folate: 8 %
calcium: 2 %
iron: 5 %
magnesium: 6 %
potassium: 2 %
sodium: 1 %
thiamin: 12 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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