Lemon Almond Cranberry Squares

Lemon Almond Cranberry Squares

By:
Community Classics .
Edited on Apr 27, 2004

Made with sweetened dried cranberries, these luscious, lemony squares are a colourful treat everyone will enjoy. Try this irresistibly perfect dessert recipe for Mothers' Day.

Ingredients

CRUST
2 cups All Purpose Flour
1/3 cup icing sugar
1 cup margarine

TOPPING
4 lemons
7 eggs
2 1/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup margarine, melted
1/2 cup All Purpose Flour
2 t baking powder
1 1/4 cups almonds, finely chopped
1 pkg sweetened dried cranberries

Directions

CRUST

COMBINE all ingredients for crust until crumbly.

Press firmly into 13" x 9" cake pan sprayed with a non-stick spray.

BAKE at 350°F for 15-20 minutes, or until light golden.

TOPPING

REDUCE oven temperature to 325°F

Grate rind from 2 lemons. Squeeze out 3/4 cup juice. BEAT eggs and sugar until light and slightly thickened. Stir in rind, juice and remaining ingredients. Mix well.

Pour over baked crust.

BAKE at 325°F for 40-50 minutes, or until set and golden. Cool then cut into squares.

Makes: approximately 3 dozen squares




Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.


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