Treats: Tart Lemon Squares With Walnut Crust

Ingrients & Directions 1 c All-purpose flour 1/4 c Icing sugar pn Salt 1/2 c Unsalted butter 1/3 c Walnuts, finely chopped TOPPING 2 Eggs 3/4 c Granulated sugar 1 tb Lemon rind, finely grated 1/4 c Lemon juice 2 tb All-purpose flour 1/2 ts Baking powder 1 ts Icing […]

Ingrients & Directions


1 c All-purpose flour
1/4 c Icing sugar
pn Salt
1/2 c Unsalted butter
1/3 c Walnuts, finely chopped

TOPPING
2 Eggs
3/4 c Granulated sugar
1 tb Lemon rind, finely grated
1/4 c Lemon juice
2 tb All-purpose flour
1/2 ts Baking powder
1 ts Icing sugar

In food processor or bowl, blend together flour, icing sugar and
salt. Add butter; pulse or cut-in with pastry blender [or 2 knifes]
until fine crumbs form. Stir in walnuts. Gently press handfuls of
dough together; pat into lightly greased 8-inch square cake pan. Bake
in 350F 180C oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden. Let cool
slightly on rack.

Topping:

Meanwhile, in bowl, beat eggs with sugar until pale and thickened;
beat in lemon rind and juice, flour and baking powder. Pour over
base; Bake for 25-30 minutes longer or until set in centre and golden
brown. Let cool completely on rack. Dust with icing sugar. Cut into
squares.

[Squares can be covered and refrigerated for up to 4 days.]

20 bars for $2.62 CDN [Apr 95]

Per bar: about 125 calories, 2 g protein, 7 g fat,
15 g carbohydrate


Yields
20 Squares

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