Lemon-Coconut Squares

148  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 3 hr 40 min total
  • Makes 20 servings, one square each.

Every sweet, chewy bite is better than the last. Prepped in just 10 minutes, this is what you're bringing next time.

Lemon-Coconut Squares Recipe


  • 35 NILLA Wafers, finely crushed (about 1-1/3 cups)
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1/4 cup  (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon zest
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup flaked coconut


  • Preheat  oven to 350°F. Mix wafer crumbs, 1/4 cup of the sugar, the butter and lemon peel until well blended. Press firmly into 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 8 min.
  • Beat  eggs and remaining 3/4 cup sugar in small bowl with wire whisk until thickened and well blended. Add lemon juice, flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Pour over crust; sprinkle with coconut.
  • Bake  25 to 30 min. or until center is set and top is lightly browned. Cool completely. Cover and refrigerate several hours or until chilled before cutting to serve. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

How to Make Mess-Free Wafer Crumbs Crushing wafers into crumbs can be a messy task. To keep the crumbs contained, place the whole wafers in a resealable plastic bag. Squeeze the air from the bag, then seal the bag. Run a rolling pin back and forth over the wafers until finely crushed.


Nutrition Information

Makes 20 servings, one square each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 110 
    • Total fat 4.5 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 95 mg
    • Carbohydrate 16 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 13 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 1 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 0 %DV
    • Iron 0 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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