Suzanne's Famous Lemon Squares or Bars

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

you cannot have just one, these lemon squares are to die for. i have gotten into fights with my friends over who gets to keep the leftovers!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. For Crust: Melt butter.
  3. Stir sugar and flour together.
  4. Mix the two, and pat into the bottom of 9”x13” baking pan.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes.
  6. For Topping: Using a spoon, combine these ingredients, adding flour and baking powder gently. Do not use electric mixer.
  7. Pour over baked crust carefully.
  8. Bake another 25 minutes until firm.
  9. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  10. Cool completely before slicing.
  11. Reminder: Do not use electric mixer. Do not double this recipe. For more pungent lemon flavor, add one grated lemon rind to the egg mixture.
Most Helpful

I made mine with limes but the topping to crust ratio is off. Next time I would double the topping.

AmeliaW October 12, 2007

These are delicious. I followed the recipe exactly. I used the grated rind of the whole lemon. Thanks for a good recipe. Made for PAC 2007 Fall

Lavender Lynn October 10, 2007