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Citrus Streusel Squares

No recipe image available.Delicious oat streusel-topped dessert squares with a creamy citrus filling.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups quick or old fashioned oats
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup orange juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
Powdered sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF (175ºC).
  2. Beat brown sugar and butter until creamy. Add combined flour, oats, baking powder and salt; mix until crumbly. Reserve 2 cups oat mixture for topping; set aside. Press remaining oat mixture onto bottom of ungreased 13x9x2-inch baking pan.
  3. Combine condensed milk, lemon juice, orange juice and peels; mix well. Spread mixture evenly over crust. Sprinkle with reserved oat mixture, patting gently.
  4. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.
  5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into squares. Store tightly covered.

Makes 30 squares.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/30 of recipe): Calories 210, Calories From Fat 70, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 2g, Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 115mg, Total Carbohydrates 31g, Dietary Fiber less than 1g, Protein 3g.