Holiday cookies Lemon squares

Don’t these look yummy? They are really pretty good if you like lemon.
Bake: 35 minutes
Prep: 15 minutes
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1 1/4  cups all-purpose flour
1  cup white whole-wheat flour
1/2  cup confectioners’ sugar
12  tablespoons (11/2 sticks) butter, melted
4  eggs, lightly beaten
1  cup granulated sugar
1/3  cup lemon juice
1/2  teaspoon baking powder
  Confectioners’ sugar (optional)
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 13-by-9-by-2- inch baking pan with foil, letting edges extend over sides; set aside. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup all-purpose flour, the white whole-wheat flour, 1/2 cup confectioners’
sugar and butter. Spread mixture in the bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until edges are golden.

Meanwhile, make filling: In a medium bowl, stir together eggs, granulated sugar, lemon juice, 1/4 cup all-purpose flour and baking powder. Pour filling over hot crust. Bake 20 to 25 minutes more, or until center is set. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Grasping foil overhang, lift from pan. Cut into bars. Right before serving, sift confectioners’ sugar over tops, if desired. Cover and store in the refrigerator.

Healthy Savings: We cut 34 calories, 6 g carbohydrate and 2 g fat.


2 Responses to “Holiday cookies Lemon squares”

  1. December 10, 2009 at 4:29 am

    I love lemon stuff when I have a tummy ache! These look delicious! 🙂

  2. December 10, 2009 at 5:01 am

    They are sooooo good!!

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