Creamy Lemon Squares

Creamy Lemon Squares

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"Tangy, sweet, and creamy, these squares are sure to delight true lemon lovers."
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3 h 5 m servings 116 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 116 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 3.5 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.5g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 50 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. PREHEAT oven to 350 degrees F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides of pan; set aside. Combine wafer crumbs, 1/2 cup flour and the brown sugar in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; press firmly onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 min.
  2. MEANWHILE, beat Neufchatel cheese and granulated sugar with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add eggs and 2 Tbsp. flour; mix well. Blend in 1 Tbsp. lemon peel, lemon juice and baking powder; pour over crust.
  3. BAKE 25 to 28 min. or until center is set. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and remaining 2 Tbsp. grated lemon peel just before cutting into squares to serve. Store leftover squares in refrigerator.



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We like lemon desserts to be very tangy, so I doubled the lemon juice and reduced the sugar to 2/3 cup. Very good and very tart. I'm going to test them on my mother-in-law this week, as she also...

I used a graham cracker crust because I didn't have any wafers and this was still amazing. Tasted like lemon cheesecake bars!!!

These were excellent! Very Creamy with a good amount of lemon flavor. I followed the recipe exactly. Will be making again!

These are simply to die for! My husband is a big lemon fan, so I made these for him. I followed the recipe exactly and it turned out wonderful!

This recipe was easy, very tasty, and very good. It's better than the store brought lemon squares.

I made these for work and got lots of compliments and requests for the recipe. It's like lemon cheesecake.

Nice cool, creamy dessert. I didn't have Nilla waffers, so I used 10 graham cracker squares instead. I also didn't have a lemon to zest, but if I did I know it would have had stronger lemon flav...

Easy and tasty! I thought they were a nice change from the traditional lemon bars. I didn't put the extra lemon zest on top, just because I didn't feel like grating more, and it tasted just fi...

These were great! Tasted like a lemon cheesecake. These did not last long in our house. Great topped with fresh whipped cream!

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