Lucy’s Lemon Squares

EvfehL8T13c213737353635323vfehL8Ta_1435133143A colleague made these squares for a staff party recently. I was surprised when she told me where the recipe was from – the Peanuts Cookbook! So delicious, thank you Lucy. So easy, even Snoopy could make them.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 tblsp. fresh lemon juice
  • dash of salt


  • 1

Sift flour and powdered sugar into bowl. Blend in butter with clean fingertips till well mixed. Pat evenly into the bottom of an 8×8 inch baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees.

  • 2

Meanwhile, beat the eggs, granulated sugar, baking powder, lemon juice and salt togeher. Pour over baked crust and return to oven.

  • 3

Bake for an additional 20-25 minutes.

  • 4

Cool on rack. Cut in squares. Sprinkle with sifted powdered sugar.

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