Creamy Lemon Crumb Bars Recipe

Creamy Lemon Crumb Bars Recipe

How To Make Creamy Lemon Crumb Bars

Sweet, tangy, and rich in texture, these lemon crumb bars are cooked with a milky lemon cream in between layers of oatmeal brown sugar crumble.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • cupsold fashioned rolled oats
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuplight brown sugar,packed
  • ¾cupunsalted butter,melted
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 14ozsweetened condensed milk
  • 2tbsplemon zest,finely grated
  • ½cupfresh lemon juice
  • 2largeegg yolks


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and butter/flour or baking spray an 8×8-inch baking pan.

  2. In a large mixing bowl add flour, oats, salt, and baking soda. Mix in the sugar and light brown sugar.

  3. Add the vanilla and melted butter together and mix it into the dry ingredients.

  4. Press half the mixture into the bottom of the baking pan.

  5. Bake for 15 minutes.

  6. While the crust is baking, mix together the condensed milk, lemon zest, lemon juice, and egg yolks.

  7. Add it to the baking pan once it is done baking and dot the top of the filling with the remaining crumble evenly.

  8. Bake for an additional 20 to 22 minutes.

  9. Let cool completely, then refrigerate. The bars slice better cold.

Recipe Notes

  •  To slice perfectly, freeze it so the filling doesn’t ooze at all while cutting.
  • Serving Suggestion: Freeze the bars then cut and dip the bottom half in some melted white chocolate. Put the dipped bars onto a wax paper-lined cookie sheet and keep refrigerated.


  • Calories: 354.25kcal
  • Fat: 15.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 9.49g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 4.29g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 48.88g
  • Fiber: 1.27g
  • Sugar: 32.69g
  • Protein: 5.73g
  • Cholesterol: 72.49mg
  • Sodium: 196.74mg
  • Calcium: 114.01mg
  • Potassium: 193.78mg
  • Iron: 1.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 132.34µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.08mg
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