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Lemon Molasses Squares

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Lemon Molasses Squares
Yield: 2 dozen bars

Lemon Molasses Squares

Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 tablespoon lemon peel, grated
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg, well beaten
  • 1/2 cup light molasses
  • 1 1/2 cup enriched flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cup whole wheat flakes, crushed


  1. Thoroughly cream sugar, lemon peel, and sugar
  2. Add egg and molasses
  3. Beat well
  4. Add sifted dry ingredients alternatively with milk
  5. Stir in wheat flakes
  6. Spread in greased 8" x 12" pan
  7. Bake in moderate oven at 350 degrees for 25 minutes

Lemon Molasses Squares

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