Layered No-Bake Lemon Bars Recipe

The sweet and tart combination of these layered no-bake lemon bars recipe is heaven on the tongue. The dish offers a crunchy bottom and top layer, with a delicious textured filling in the middle. The creamy frosting gives it the sweetness that lets your body know it is indulging in a rewarding dessert.

Layered No-Bake Lemon Bars Recipe

How To Make Layered No-Bake Lemon Bars

Prep: 10 mins
Chill: 8 hrs
Total: 8 hrs 10 mins


  • 3 oz graham crackers, (2½ packets)
  • ½ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • lemon zests, (from 2 lemons)
  • cup lemon juice
  • cup powdered sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 cups cashew nuts, soaked overnight


  1. Layer crackers onto a 9x13-inch baking container.

  2. Combine condensed milk, lemon juice, sugar, salt, butter, cream, and cashew nuts. Puree until smooth.

  3. Layer mixture over graham crackers.

  4. Lightly tap the baking container, removing any excess air bubbles.

  5. Cover with plastic wrap, place in the fridge covered, and allow the mixture to firm up, preferably overnight.

  6. Sprinkle your bars with lemon zest. Before serving, warm up a knife by running it on hot water and use it for slicing your bars. Portion accordingly and serve!


  • Sugar: 45g
  • :
  • Calcium: 165mg
  • Calories: 557kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 88g
  • Cholesterol: 12mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 4mg
  • Potassium: 353mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Sodium: 543mg
  • Vitamin A: 182IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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