HONEY MAID Creamy Lemon Squares

HONEY MAID Creamy Lemon Squares

Prep time25 min
Total time3hr 53min
ServingsMakes 16 servings, 1 square (53 g) each.
  • 1 cup Honey Maid Crumbs
  • ½ cup flour
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup cold non-hydrogenated margarine
  • 1 pkg. (250 g) brick light cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon zest, divided
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • 2 tsp. icing sugar
  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Line 8-inch square pan with foil, with ends of foil extending over sides. Mix 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.
  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese spread and granulated sugar with mixer until well blended. Add eggs and 2 Tbsp. flour; mix well. Blend in 1 Tbsp. lemon zest, juice and baking powder; pour over crust.
  • Bake 25 to 28 min. or until centre is set. Cool completely. Refrigerate 2 hours. Sprinkle with icing sugar and remaining zest just before cutting into squares to serve.
Recipe Tips
  • How to Easily Sprinkle with Icing Sugar
    Measure icing sugar into fine-meshed wire strainer, then shake over dessert.
  • Note from the Kitchens
    For a softer crust, reduce crust baking time to 5 min.
  • Make Ahead
    Dessert can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 7g 
   Saturated 2.5g 
Cholesterol 35mg 
Sodium 180mg 
Carbohydrate 26g 
   Dietary fiber 1g 
   Sugars 19g 
Protein 3g 
Vitamin A8 %DV
Vitamin C6 %DV
Calcium2 %DV
Iron4 %DV

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