Monday, July 30, 2012

Lemon Squares

A refreshing summer treat!

serves 16 ( 3 points +)

  • ¾ c. flour
  • ¼ c. powdered sugar
  • 3 T. chopped pecans
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • 2 T. butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 T. canola oil
  • ¾ c. sugar
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon rind
  • ½ c. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 T. powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 and spray an 8 inch square pan with nonstick spray.
Combine the first four ingredients in a food processor and pulse until mixed. Add the butter and canola oil and process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press into the bottom of the 8 inch pan and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Reduce oven temperature to 325.

Combine sugar and next 5 ingredients ( through egg white) in a medium bowl until smooth. Pour over crust and bake for 20 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Cover and chill for at least 2 hours. Sprinkle squares evenly with 2 T. powdered sugar.

adapted from "Cooking Light"


  1. These would satisfy my sweet cravings big time!

  2. Thanks for the recipe ♡ I think I may trade the 3/4 cup sugar for Splenda.

  3. OMG these were absolutely scrumptious. I made them to bring to a friends house who is on Weight Watchers, needless to say, I could of ate half the tray !! :) Will be making them again and again .... thank you :)


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