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Lemon Cheese Squares

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“This has always been a favorite at pot lucks, but it needs to be very cold to cut properly. I found this on the internet, and the author was listed as Grace McKeown at University California, Davis.”
3hrs 30mins
36 squares

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (f).
  2. Combine cake mix, 1 of the eggs,butter and pecans in a bowl and blend well.
  3. Press mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 13 by 9 by 2 inch glass baking dish.
  4. Beat sugar, cream cheese, and sour cream in a large bowl until blended.
  5. Mix in remaining 2 eggs, lemon peel, and vanilla (or bourbon), and spread evenly over the crust.
  6. Bake until cheese topping sets, about 30 minutes.
  7. Cool the pan on a rack and then refrigerate until very cold, about 3 hours.
  8. Cut into squares and serve cold.

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