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English Lemon Shortbread Squares


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By kc10
Member since 2006

Serves 2 - 1/2 dozen | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

Shortbread:
1 c. LOL butter, softened
1/2 c. sugar
2 Tb. lemon juice
2 tsp. finely grated lemon zest
2 1/4 c. flour
Glaze:
1/2 c. powedered sugar
1 Tb. LOL butter, softened
1 Tb. lemon juice
1 Tb. finely grated lemon zest


Heat oven to 350º. Combine all shortbread ing. EXCEPT flour in lrg. bowl. Beat @ med. speed, scraping bowl often, 'til creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour. Beat 'til mixture resembles coarse crumbs.



Press dough evenly into lightly greased 8" square baking pan. Bake for 35-40 min. or 'til golden brown. Cool completely.



Combine all glaze ing. EXCEPT lemon peel in sm, bowl with wire whisk 'til smooth.



Spread thin layer of glaze over cooled shortbread; sprinkle with 1 Tb. lemon peel. Let stand 30 min. to set. Cut into strips.


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