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Weight Watchers Tangy Lemon Squares Recipe


WW: Tangy Lemon Squares
Posted by: azlinda Thu, 3 Jun 2004, at 4:32 p.m.
16 squares 2 Points Each

3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1/8 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons cold stick butter or margarine, cut into pieces
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 eggs
3/4 cup Equal Spoonful**
1/2 cup lemon juice
4 tablespoons stick butter or margarine, melted
1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

*May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener
** May substitute 18 packets Equal sweetener

For Crust, combine flour, 1/3 cup Equal® and salt in medium bowl. Cut in 6 tablespoons butter with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon lemon peel and vanilla. Mix with hands to form dough. Press dough evenly on bottom and 1/4-inch up sides of 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree F oven 8 to 10 minutes or until set. Cool on wire rack.

For Filling, beat eggs and 3/4 cup Equal®. Mix in lemon juice, 4 tablespoons melted butter and 1 tablespoon lemon peel. Pour mixture into baked pastry. Bake about 15 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely on wire rack. Cut into squares.

Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Nutritional information: Calories 97 protein 2g carbohydrate 5 g Fat 8 g cholesterol 46 mg sodium 101 mg

Weight Watcher Points* - 2 Points

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