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posted by Julie Evink on May 11, 2012

When you bite into these little brownies it’s like a lemon exploded in your mouth. They are absolutely wonderful. Soft and chewy with a sweet glaze. And to me nothing says “summer” like lemon. I think that’s why I made these. I really want summer to officially be here that’s for sure. It’s like March was beautiful, April was rainy, May is windy…maybe better luck in June?

The hubby isn’t such a big fan of lemon, so he didn’t give his approval on these. I brought them in for the coworkers to try and they on the other hand loved them. I might have, just might have snuck the pan back into my office when there was one left so I could hoard the last one. True story.

So if you are looking for a yummy dessert to welcome in summer these are calling your name!

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3/4 c. flour
3/4 c. sugar
1/4 t salt
1 stick butter, soft
2 eggs
Juice from 1/2 lemon (about 1 Tbsp)
Zest from 1/2 lemon (about 1 Tbsp)

1/2 c. powdered sugar
1 Tbsp lemon juice
Additional lemon zest


1. Combine flour, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Mix in softened butter.

2. In another bowl whisk the eggs with the lemon juice and zest. Add to the larger bowl and mix well.

3. Pour into a prepared 8×8 pan. Bake 20-25 minutes.

*Double the recipe for a 9×13 pan. Bake 28-30 minutes

Recipe from: Rita’s Recipes

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