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.

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.


  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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