No-Bake Lemon Bars Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Modified: September 29, 2020
No-Bake Lemon Bars Recipe

Thinking of something tangy and sweet for dessert? We got you with this no-bake lemon bars. This recipe can be a perfect bonding moment with your kids since you won’t need to turn the heat of the oven to bake. Just toss this in the fridge and boom! You’ll get your lemon bars.

During this pandemic, everyone is stepping up their kitchen skills particularly their baking since they have the extra time while staying indoors. Ingredients for this can be easily found in your kitchen. Kids can help in preparing this too. You can let them set the grahams at the base of the lemon bar and let them mix all the liquid ingredients.

In using lemon for your no-bake goodies, you don’t only taste its flavor but also get all the nutrients including vitamin C, calcium, and iron in helping you boost your immune system and fight viral infections.

How To Make No-Bake Lemon Bars

No-Bake desserts are so simple, yet so good! These no-bake lemon bars are no exception either! You're only 7 ingredients away from lemon goodness.

  • 2½ packets graham crackers (roughly 3 oz total)
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • Zests of 2 lemons
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • 1½ cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp milk
  1. Layer crackers onto a 9×13-baking sheet.
  2. In a bowl add lemon juice, zest, condensed milk, and mix. Layer over graham crackers.
  3. Combine butter, milk, and powdered sugar and layer on top of lemon mixture.
  4. Place in the fridge over night.
  5. Sprinkle more powdered sugar on top and enjoy!

How To Make No-Bake Lemon Bars

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No-Bake desserts are so simple, yet so good! These no-bake lemon bars are no exception either! You're only 7 ingredients away from lemon goodness.

Prep: 10 mins
Total: 10 mins
Makes:

Ingredients

  • packets graham crackers, roughly 3 oz total
  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • Zests of 2 lemons
  • Juice from 2 lemons
  • cup powdered sugar
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp milk

Instructions

  1. Layer crackers onto a 9x13-baking sheet.
  2. In a bowl add lemon juice, zest, condensed milk, and mix. Layer over graham crackers.
  3. Combine butter, milk, and powdered sugar and layer on top of lemon mixture.
  4. Place in the fridge over night.
  5. Sprinkle more powdered sugar on top and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 152mg
  • Calories: 307kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 53g
  • Cholesterol: 29mg
  • Fat: 9g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 199mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 95mg
  • Sugar: 50g
  • Vitamin A: 275IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
Nutrition Disclaimer

Commonly Asked Questions

Why did my lemon bars not set and my bars too gooey?

Lemon bars are not set when the curd slipped underneath your crust. The curd on top of the crust will only be gooey if the lemon bars aren’t frozen enough. For this recipe, you need to refrigerate it, preferably overnight to let the curd freeze properly. 

How long can I keep my lemon bars?

Your lemon bars will be good for four days in the fridge. If you wish them to last longer, make sure you keep them in an airtight container in the fridge. 

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Conclusion

Turn your little eaters into little chefs with this recipe. It's simple and easy to prepare without the hassle of turning the oven on. Mix, set, and fridge. Come on and let’s get this bread!

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