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Creamy Lemon Squares
Creamy Lemon Squares

Creamy Lemon Squares

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Healthy Living
Cook Minutes 3 Hr 58 Min
Prep : 30 Min Cook: 3 Hr 28 Min
These lemon squares are a creamy twist of the classic recipe that you have to taste to believe.
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16 Servings
Original recipe yields 16 Servings
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1 cup graham crumbs
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp. flour, divided
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup cold non-hydrogenated margarine
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Light Brick Cream Cheese Spread, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 eggs
3 Tbsp. lemon zest, divided
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 tsp. Magic Baking Powder
2 tsp. icing sugar
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Step 1
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Step 2
Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix graham crumbs, 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar in medium bowl. Cut in margarine with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse crumbs; press onto bottom of prepared pan. Bake 15 min.
Step 3
Meanwhile, beat cream cheese spread and granulated sugar with mixer until blended. Add eggs and remaining flour; mix well. Blend in 1 Tbsp. lemon zest, juice and baking powder.
Step 4
Pour batter over crust. Bake 25 to 28 min. or until centre is set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 2 hours.
Step 5
Use foil handles to remove dessert from pan. Sprinkle with icing sugar and remaining zest before cutting into squares.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
How to Easily Sprinkle with Icing Sugar
Measure the icing sugar into a fine-mesh wire strainer, then shake over dessert.
Note from the Kraft Kitchens
For a softer crust, reduce the initial crust baking time to 5 min.
Make Ahead
This refreshing dessert can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 7 g
Saturated fat 2.5 g
13 %
Cholesterol 35 mg
Sodium 170 mg
7 %
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 19 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A
6 %
Vitamin C
6 %
2 %
4 %
16 servings, 1 square (53 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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