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Creamy Lemon Squares

by Lena

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Creamy Lemon Squares Recipe – A buttery shortbread crust topped with a creamy lemon filling. The perfect balance of sweet and tart in each bite!

The creamy lemon squares of your dreams take just 15 minutes of prep: Stir together a mere three ingredients to create a sunny, puckery filling for the buttery shortbread crust in this dessert.

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST

  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled, plus more for pan
  • 1-1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar

FOR THE FILLING

  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (3 lemons)

How To Make Creamy Lemon Squares

Preheat oven to 350F / 180C degrees.Brush a square baking dish with melted butter.Crush graham crackersThen add in sugar and butter and blend to mix.Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan.Bake until lightly browned, 8 to 12 minutes.Cool crust, 30 minutes.

TO MAKE THE FILLING
In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks and condensed milk.
Add lemon juice; whisk until smooth.
Pour filling into cooled crust; carefully spread to edges.
Bake until set, about 15 minutes.
Cool in pan on rack.
Chill at least 1 hour before serving.
Serve with whipped cream.

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