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Raspberry-Lemon Squares

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 4 hr 30 min
  • Servings 9

A must-make dessert for spring or summer, these squares start with a sugar cookie base and finish with a lemon-raspberry topping. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Crust

1/2
package (16-oz size) refrigerated ready to bake sugar cookies

Filling

2
cups fresh raspberries
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
2
tablespoons grated lemon peel
1/2
cup fresh lemon juice
1
whole egg
4
egg whites
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
3/4
cup cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)

Topping

1
cup whipping cream
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
1
cup fresh raspberries
9
lemon twists, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil, extending foil 1 inch over 2 opposite sides of pan; spray foil with cooking spray.
  • 2
    Press dough evenly in bottom of pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in food processor, place 2 cups raspberries. Cover; process until smooth. Into medium bowl, strain raspberries through strainer to remove seeds. Add granulated sugar, lemon peel, lemon juice, egg, egg whites and salt; mix well. Stir in flour with whisk just until blended. Spread cream cheese spread over baked cookie crust. Pour raspberry filling over cream cheese layer.
  • 4
    Bake 50 to 55 minutes or until filling is set. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours. Use foil to lift out of pan. Cut into 3 rows by 3 rows.
  • 5
    In chilled medium bowl, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar with electric mixer on high speed until soft peaks form. Top squares with whipped cream and 1 cup raspberries. Garnish with lemon twists.

Expert Tips

  • These knife-and-fork dessert squares make a bright and attractive ending to any meal.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
456
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
0%
Saturated Fat
11g
0%
Sodium
194mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
63g
0%
Dietary Fiber
3g
0%
Protein
6g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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