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    Lemon Cream Squares

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 25 mins

    25 mins

    2 hrs

    Smurfetta Chef #427781's Note:

    I was trying to improve on a lemon pie recipe when I had the bright idea of adding cream cheese. Hey, it worked and this is the result. You can always use a traditional graham cracker crust but this vanilla wafer crust is really yummy.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 16

    Yield:

    Bars

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    For the crust

    For the filling

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Line an 8" square baking pan with foil taking care to cover the lip of the pan.
    3. 3
      Crush the wafers and mix with flour and brown sugar. Cut in the margarine with a fork or pastry blender until you have coarse crumbs.
    4. 4
      Press into the bottom of your foil lined pan.
    5. 5
      Bake 15 minutes and cool.
    6. 6
      Combine cream cheese and sugar until well blended.
    7. 7
      Add eggs and flour and mix well. Add 1 T of the lemon zest, lemon juice and baking powder and blend.
    8. 8
      Pour mixture into cooled crust.
    9. 9
      Bake for 25 - 28 minutes until center is set.
    10. 10
      Cool, then refridgerate for 2 hours.
    11. 11
      Beforre serving, sprinkle with powdered sugar and remaining lemon zest.
    12. 12
      You will be able to lift the squares out of the baking dish by gently lifi=ting out the foil before you cut into squares.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Cream Squares

    Serving Size: 1 (57 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 201.1
     
    Calories from Fat 89
    44%
    Total Fat 9.9 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 4.1 g
    20%
    Cholesterol 42.0 mg
    14%
    Sodium 114.8 mg
    4%
    Total Carbohydrate 26.1 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 16.3 g
    65%
    Protein 2.7 g
    5%

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