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Mom's Meyer Lemon squares

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Serves 12-15 | Prep Time 45 | Cook Time 35

Why I Love This Recipe

These are some of the best lemon squares I have ever had - so I changed very little about them

Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 c powdered sugar
1/4 t salt
2 c flour
1 c butter
3/4 c sugar
1 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
4 eggs, slightly beaten
4 T meyer lemon juice
2 T dried lemon peel

2 T meyer lemon juice
1/2 c powdered sugar
2 T butter


With pastry cutter, mix together 1/2 c powdered sugar, salt, flour, and butter

press mixture into a 9x12 pan

Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees

Mix together sugar, baking powder, salt, eggs, 4 T lemon juice and lemon peel

Pour mixture into baked crust and bake for another 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

Let cool

Prepare glaze by blending lemon juice, powdered sugar and butter over low heat in saucepan until butter is just melted, then pour over pan.

Let glaze set completely, then cut into squares

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