Brown Sugar Lemon Squares

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 12 servings

These powdered sugar dusted squares are the perfect combination of tart and sweet.

Brown Sugar Lemon Squares
Mark Boughton Photography / styling: Tresa Blackburn

Ingredients

Crust:
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon coarse salt
12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) frozen butter
Filling:
3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/3 cups sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
4 eggs, beaten
Powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Combine flour, sugar and salt. Mix well. Grate butter on large holes of box grater. Add to flour mixture; combine well until mixture resembles coarse meal. Press into 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Bake 20 minutes.
  3. Combine filling ingredients. Whisk well. Pour over warm crust and bake 20 minutes or until filling is set. Let cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

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