Lemon Crumble Squares
If you like the lemon flavor, then this Lemon Crumble Squares recipe is a perfect little oh-so-lemony treat for you. This recipe is an easy and delicious dessert with a chewy and soft texture of lemon crust sandwiched with a sweetened lemon filling in between. In this recipe, you could also spread a layer of lemon curd or cream cheese whipped with white chocolate to give it a cheesecake twist. You can also garnish on top with chopped berries if you want. For achieving the optimum lemon flavor in lemon desserts recipes, always use real lemon juice or zest as opposed to the lemon extract. Always use a zester to get a finely textured lemon zest. Lemon is such a versatile fruit for making lemon dessert recipes and brightens up family meals. These bite-sized lemon beauties are one of the best squares and bars recipes ever. Make this easy and delicious dessert with the lemony goodness for your family today!
Makes one 9x9-inch baking pan cut into 9 pieces
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1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, at room temperature
1 cup brown sugar (lightly packed)
1 1/3 cup all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup rolled oats
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cups lemon juice
zest of one lemon
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Lightly grease an 9x9-inch pan with butter.
Place the butter and brown sugar together in a mixing bowl and mix together with and electric mixer until until well blended.
In another bowl stir together the flour, salt, baking powder and rolled oats. Add to the butter mixture and mix to combine. Just mix enough to form a crumb mixture.
Transfer half of the mixture onto the bottom of the prepared pan and press down.
In a small bowl, stir together the condensed milk, lemon juice and zest. Spread this mixture onto the first layer of crust.
Sprinkle the remaining flour mixture on top. Don't pat it down, just spread on loosely.
Place into the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
Remove to a cooling rack and let sit 30 minutes then cut into squares and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
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Nutrition Facts for: Lemon Crumble Squares From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Butter, brown sugar, all purpose flour, salt, baking powder, rolled oats, sweetened condensed milk, lemon.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated for 9 servings.
* Per Serving:Calories 399, Calories from Fat 134, Total Fat 14.9g 23%, Saturated Fat 9.1g 46%, Cholesterol 42mg 14%, Sodium 265mg 11%, Potassium 318mg 9%, Carbohydrates 60.9g 20%, Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%, Sugars 40.1g, Protein 6.9g, Vitamin A 9%, Vitamin C 15%, Calcium 18%, Iron 8%
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