Lemon Squares

Lemon Squares


2 eggs
5-1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes
or 18 packets Equal® sweetener
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice
4 tablespoons margarine, melted, cooled
1 tablespoon grated lemon rind
Rich Pastry (recipe follows)

Equal® sweetener can be substituted with other sweetener products. Nutrition contents might be different from those listed below.

Beat eggs and Equal®; mix in lemon juice, margarine, and lemon rind.

Pour mixture into baked pastry.

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

Rich Pastry


3/4 cup all-purpose flour
2-1/2 teaspoons Equal® for Recipes
or 8 packets Equal® sweetener
2-1/4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons cold margarine, cut into pieces
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon lemon rind

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.

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

Yield: Makes 16 servings.

Nutritional Information:
Each serving provides:
Calories 104
Protein 1 g
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Total Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 27 mg
Sodium 109 mg
Food Exchanges: 1/2 bread, 1-1/2 fat
50% calorie reduction from traditional recipe

B-man :wink: