You are here: Home » Recipes » Lemon Squares with Almonds Lemon Squares with Almonds Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 2 A sweet and zesty treat. PrintEmail Ingredients 2 cups flour1 cup (2 sticks) butter, chilled, cut into small pieces1/2 cup confectioners' sugar1 teaspoon grated lemon zest4 eggs2 cups sugar2 tablespoons grated lemon zest1/3 cup fresh lemon juice1/4 cup flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 cup sliced almonds Confectioners' sugar Instructions For the crust. Process 2 cups flour, butter, 1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar and 1 teaspoon lemon zest in a food processor to form a ball. Pat evently into a lightly buttered 9×13-inch baking dish. Bake at 350F for 20 to 25 minutes or until light brown. Remove from the oven to cool. For the filling. Process the eggs, sugar, 2 tablespoons lemon zest, lemon juice, 1/4 cup flour and baking powder in a food processor until smooth. Pour over the crust. Return to the oven. Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven to cool. Sprinkle the almonds and confectioners’ sugar over the cooled layer. Cut into 2-inch squares. Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties’ At Your Service (the Junior League of Gwinnett and North Fulton Counties, Inc., Duluth, Georgia, 2001).