Lemon-Almond Squares

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 50mins
YIELD: 16 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust: Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Mix flour, sugar and salt and cut in butter until mixture holds together when pressed; pat into bottom of 9 inch square baking dish; bake until light brown, about 15 minutes.
  • For filling: Beat eggs and ½ cup sugar until thick and pale; add almond paste and beat until smooth.
  • Mix in lemon juice and peel and all purpose flour.
  • Pour filling into crust and bake until firm but not brown, 17-20 minutes.
  • Cool in pan.
  • Dust with powdered sugar.
  • To serve: Cut in squares using knife dipped in hot water.
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