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Creamy Lemon Glaze

1/3 cup unsalted butter 2 cups powdered sugar 2-4 tablespoons lemon juice Melt butter. Stir in powdered sugar until smooth (may be like a thick paste). Stir in lemon juice a bit at a time until glaze is of the desired consistency.

Reduced Fat Lemon Squares

This was recently on the MSNBC website. Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Line 8-inch-square baking pan with aluminum foil to hang over pan edges. Spray foil lightly with vegetable oil spray. For the crust: 3/4 cup (3 3/4 ounces) all-purpose flour 1/3 cup (1 1/3 ounces) confectioners sugar […]

Lemon Mousse (or Orange, or Lime)

1/3 cup water 2 ½ teaspoons gelatin 6 large eggs ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup lemon juice (or orange juice, or lime juice) 2 teaspoons lemon zest (or orange, or lime) ½ cup sugar Sprinkle the gelatin over the water in a small bowl.  Set aside until the gelatin softens. Separate the eggs â?? whites […]

Lemon Curd Bars

1 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup powdered sugar 12 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, cut into small pieces Work butter into flour and powdered sugar with a pastry blender, a fork, or a food processor. Press into the bottom of a 13x9x2 pan and slightly up the sides. Bake at 325F for 20 to 30 minutes until golden brown. Reduce the oven heat […]

Lemon Crinkles

1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup shortening 1 egg 1 Tablespoon grated lemon peel 1 1/2 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger Mix brown sugar, shortening, egg and lemon peel. Stir in dry ingredients. Shape into 1 inch balls. Dip tops in granulated […]

Lemon Slice Cookies

2 cups flour ¼ teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon juice ¾ cup butter, softened ½ cup sugar ½ cup powdered sugar ½ teaspoon vanilla 2 tablespoons sugar On a sheet of waxed paper, stir together flour, baking powder and salt. In large bowl, with mixer at medium […]