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Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 98
Lemon Squares
  • Prep: 15 mins to 20 mins
  • Bake: 35 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 13


  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup white whole-wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 12 tablespoons (1-1/2 sticks) butter, melted
  • 4 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Confectioners' sugar (optional)


  1. 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
  2. bottom of prepared pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until edges are golden.
  3. 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.
  4. Healthy Savings: We cut 34 calories, 6 g carbohydrate and 2 g fat.
  5. Nutrition facts per 1 Cookie
  6. Makes 36 bars

Nutrition Information

PER SERVING: 98 cal., 4 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 13 g carb. 1 g pro.

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