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    Lemon Squares

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    1 hr

    20 mins

    40 mins

    Kishka's Note:

    I grew up with this recipe. It is very reliable - I have never had the "upside down" effect with this recipe, where the filling sinks to the bottom and the crust rises to the top.

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. 2
      Combine the first four ingredients (coconut, 1 cup of flour, 2 tablespoons sugar and salt) in a large bowl.
    3. 3
      Cut in - using a pastry cutter or large fork - the butter or margarine until the mixture is crumbly.
    4. 4
      Gather the particles and, with lightly floured fingers, press evenly and firmly over the bottom and 3/4 of the way up the sides of a 9"x9" pan (pyrex works best).
    5. 5
      Bake until golden, about 20 minutes.
    6. 6
      Meanwhile, in a small bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, lemon juice and lemon zest.
    7. 7
      Pour over crust and continue to bake until set - approximately 20 minutes. Cool in pan on rack, and sprinkle with confectioners sugar once cool.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Squares

    Serving Size: 1 (686 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 164.4
    Calories from Fat 76
    Total Fat 8.5 g
    Saturated Fat 5.6 g
    Cholesterol 41.6 mg
    Sodium 101.3 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 20.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    Sugars 13.6 g
    Protein 1.9 g

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