Creamy Lemon Squares


For the crust

  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled, plus more for pan
  • 1-1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar

For the filling

  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (3 lemons)


Preheat oven to 350F / 180C degrees.

Brush a square baking dish with melted butter.

Crush graham crackers

Then add in sugar and butter and blend to mix.

Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan.

Bake until lightly browned, 8 to 12 minutes.

Cool crust, 30 minutes.

To make the filling
In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks and condensed milk.

Add lemon juice; whisk until smooth.

Pour filling into cooled crust; carefully spread to edges.

Bake until set, about 15 minutes.

Cool in pan on rack.

Chill at least 1 hour before serving.

Serve with whipped cream.


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