Lemon Squares

By sexyswamprat

Ingredients
  • 2 eggs

  • 5 1/2 tsp Equal for Recipes

  • = (or 18 packets Equal sweetener or 3/4 cup Equal Spoonful)

  • 1/4 cup lemon juice, plus

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • 4 tbsp margarine, melted, cooled

  • 1 tbsp grated lemon rind

  • === PASTRY ===

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 1/2 tsp Equal for Recipes

  • = (or 8 packets Equal sweetener or 1/3 cup Equal Spoonful)

  • 2 1/4 tsp cornstarch

  • 1/8 tsp salt

  • 6 tbsp cold margarine, cut into pieces

  • 3/4 tsp vanilla

  • 1 tsp lemon rind

Directions
  1. To prepare pastry, combine flour, Equal, cornstarch and salt in medium bowl; cut in margarine until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with vanilla and lemon rind; mix with hands to form dough.

  2. Press dough evenly on bottom and 1/4-inch up side of 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

  3. To prepare filling, beat eggs and Equal; mix in lemon juice, margarine, and lemon rind. Pour mixture into baked pastry.

  4. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until lemon filling is set, about 15 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

  5. This recipe yields 16 servings. Serving size: 1 square.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
16
Calories 104
Total Fat 8g
Cholesterol 27mg
Sodium 109mg
Carbohydrate 7g
Protein 1g.

desserts low carb dessert dairy free

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