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• Bake: 350 ℉

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Diabetic Lemon Squares


  • Filling:
    • 2 eggs
    • 5 ½ teaspoons Equal for Recipes, (or 18 pkts Equal, or 3/4 cup Equal Spoonful)
    • ¼ cup lemon juice, PLUS 2 tablespoons
    • 4 tablespoons margarine, melted and cooled
    • 1 tablespoon lemon zest, grated
  • Rich Pastry:
    • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
    • 2 ½ teaspoons Equal for Recipes, (or 8 pkts. Equal, or 1/3 cup Equal Spoonful)
    • 2 ¼ teaspoons corn starch
    • teaspoon salt
    • 6 tablespoons margarine, cold, cut into pieces
    • 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated
    • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract


1. For the pastry, combine flour, Equal, cornstarch and salt in medium bowl; cut in margarine with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle with lemon peel and vanilla; mix with hands to form dough.
2. Press dough evenly on bottom and 1/4 inch up sides of 8-inch square baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Cool.
3. For the filling, beat eggs and Equal; mix in lemon juice, margarine and lemon peel. Pour mixture into baked pastry.
4. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven until lemon filling is set, about 15 minutes. Cool.


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