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Delicious Lemon Squares

Delicious Lemon Squares


Bottom Layer:

1/2 cup/125 mL butter

1 cup/250 mL flour

1/2 cup/125 mL chopped pecans

1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Imitation Butter Extract

Cream Layer:

1 cup/250 mL powdered sugar

8 oz/227 g fat-free or light cream cheese (at room temperature)

1 tsp/5 mL Watkins Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla

Half of a 1-quart/liter container of whipped topping

Lemon Layer:

1 lemon pie filling, prepared according to directions

1 tbsp/15 mL lemon juice


Combine bottom layer ingredients and pack into an 11 x 7”/28 x 18 cm baking pan. Bake at 375°F/190°C for 15 minutes. Cool completely. Cream together powdered sugar and cream cheese. Add whipped topping and fold in. Prepare lemon pie filling; add lemon juice and let cool. Spread a thin layer of cream mixture over baked bottom layer. Spread lemon filling on top; spread rest of cream mixture on top of that. Chill. (Note: Chilling after applying lemon layer may make it easier to spread top layer.) Cut in large squares.

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