Lemon Crumb Squares

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Lemon Crumb Squares

Ingredients

  • 1⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 stick (½ cup) butter, slightly softened
  • 1 cup brown sugar (lightly packed)
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 can (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Mix butter and brown sugar until combined. Sift salt, baking soda and flour together. Add flour mixture and oats to the sugar/butter mixture. Press half of the oat mixture into the bottom of a 9-by-13-inch pan.

  3. Mix condensed milk, lemon zest and lemon juice together, then pour onto the bottom layer of the crumb mixture. Crumble the rest of the crumb mixture on top, but do not press.

  4. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Let pan rest on the counter for 30 minutes, then cut into squares and refrigerate for a few hours or until cool. Serve cool.

Recipe courtesy of

Becky Wiggins of Louisburg

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Comments (3)

  • Jane Richardson

    Jane Richardson

    31 July 2016 at 15:59

    Does this recipe use baking soda or baking powder? The ingredient list says baking powder, but the directions say baking soda.

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  • Jenny Lloyd

    Jenny Lloyd

    01 August 2016 at 09:49

    So sorry about that. It should be baking powder.

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  • Carrie Hardee Hobbs

    Carrie Hardee Hobbs

    09 August 2016 at 16:41

    Thank you. I was wondering the same thing. :)

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