"These are so easy. Sweet and tangy with a perfect shortbread crust." — Sierra S
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1 1/3 cups
flaked coconut, toasted
Great Recipe 5 stars! Will be making this one again! I used pecans instead of almonds. I lightly sprinkled powder sugar while still warm on the top. Make sure they are cool before cutting as per the recipe. Also, left out the coconut flakes! Not a big fan of coconut. Thank you for sharing:)
Left a super bad aftertaste & looked a little slimey. I was embarassed to serve it to my family. Check out a different recipe!
tart, tasty, tangy! leave out the cooconut!
These a really the perfect lemon squares!! I sub. pecans for the almonds and doubled that amount. I also doubled the coconut. They were great and not too sweet.
this was yummy! i didn't have any almonds so i just made the crust without it. i'm undecided about the crust maybe if i add the almonds it would have been perfect. i'll make this again.
These turned out SO much better than I thought they would! Very lemony, but I made sure to increase the lemon zest to 3 tablespoons. I ended up using the zest from 6 lemons, and the juice from 4 lemons.
I subbed in half a cup of veggie oil, because I was short on butter, and I added an extra tablespoon of both ground pecans (no almonds =/) and flour to the filling/topping, and gave the the topping an extra 5 minutes in the oven because of the "slimy" comment, and they turned out great.
Only caveat here was the crust, it was a tad dry and needed extra time in the oven to brown, but I suspect my pan was too small.
I made these as directed except I didn't add the coconut. Everyone loved the crust and the filling has a great texture. The only thing I didn't care for was the color. Because of the brown sugar they don't have that bright lemon color. A small shake of powdered sugar on the top before serving makes them a little more attractive.
Not your everyday lemon bars. Good, but I like a stronger lemon flavor. I also agree with other reviewers about the coconut. I like coconut, so included it, but I think it reduced the lemon flaver. I doubled the recipe and baked in a 9 x 13 pan. Worked well.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Perfect Lemon Squares
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 96
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