Recipe: Tangy Lemon Squares

Tangy Lemon Squares

These lemon bars are rich and flavorful, but reduced in fat and calories, so there’s no need to feel guilty when enjoying them.
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Ingredients

Serves 16

34 cup All-purpose flour
13 cup Equal® Spoonful, or substitute 8 packets
Equal® Original Sweetener for the Spoonful product
18 tsp. Salt
6 tbsp. Cold butter, cut into pieces
1 tsp. Grated lemon peel
1 tsp. Vanilla
2 Eggs
34 cup Equal® Spoonful, or substitute 18 packets
Equal® Original Sweetener for the Spoonful product
12 cup Lemon juice
4 tbsp. Butter, melted
1 tbsp. Grated lemon peel.

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine flour, salt and ⅓ cup Equal in medium bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon lemon peel and vanilla; mix with hands to form dough.
  3. Press dough evenly on bottom and ¼-inch up sides of an 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.
  4. Beat eggs and ¾ cup Equal; mix in lemon juice, melted butter and 1 tablespoon lemon peel. Pour mixture into baked pastry.
  5. Bake about 15 minutes or until lemon filling is set. Cool completely on wire rack.

Credit: © 2014 Merisant Company. Equal is a registered trademark of Merisant Company.

7 gram carbs per bar.

Serves 16

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