Creamy Lemon Squares

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Creamy Lemon Squares


For the crust

  • 4 tbsp 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
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 3 lemons


  • Preheat oven to 350F 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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