Lemon Creme Crumb Bars Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Amber Edwards Modified: March 25, 2022
Lemon Creme Crumb Bars Recipe

How To Make Lemon Creme Crumb Bars

Bake a whole batch of these scrumptious crumb bars for your next bake sale! It comes with a tangy lemon filling to give you a more tasty treat.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 40 minutes
Refrigerate Time: 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 40 minutes



  • cupsall-purpose flour
  • cupsold fashioned rolled oats
  • ½tspsaltheaping
  • ½tspbaking soda
  • ½cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuplight-brown sugarpacked
  • ¾cupunsalted buttermelted
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 14ozsweetened condensed milk
  • 1tbsplemon zest
  • cupfresh lemon juice
  • 2large egg yolks
  • ½tsplemon extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, rolled oats, salt and baking soda.

  3. Stir in the granulated sugar and brown sugar, then mix until no clumps of sugar remain.

  4. Stir the vanilla extract into the melted butter, then pour the mixture over the dry ingredients.

  5. Using a spoon, stir the mixture until evenly moistened.

  6. Sprinkle half of the crumb mixture into the bottom of a greased 8 x 8-inch baking dish.

  7. Gently press into an even layer.

  8. Bake them in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.

  9. Remove from the oven and set aside. Keep the oven on.

  10. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, lemon zest, lemon juice, egg yolks and lemon extract until well blended.

  11. Pour the mixture over the crumb crust in the baking dish and spread into an even layer.

  12. Sprinkle the top evenly with the remaining crumb mixture.

  13. Bake in the preheated oven for 23 to 26 minutes until lightly golden.

  14. Remove from the oven, then allow to cool at room temperature.

  15. Once cool, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  16. Remove, then cut the crumb bars into squares.

  17. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 471.10kcal
  • Fat: 21.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.65g
  • Trans Fat: 0.62g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.73g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.21g
  • Carbohydrates: 64.78g
  • Fiber: 1.62g
  • Sugar: 43.45g
  • Protein: 7.62g
  • Cholesterol: 96.65mg
  • Sodium: 262.24mg
  • Calcium: 150.91mg
  • Potassium: 252.99mg
  • Iron: 1.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 176.44µg
  • Vitamin C: 5.63mg
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Fruit Dessert

Fresh Strawberry Crumb Bars Recipe

These strawberry crumb bars serve as a brand new addition to any table. It's a buttery treat jampacked with fresh strawberries for a sweeter snack.
40 mins

Crisp & Crumble

Peach Crumb Bars Recipe

These summer-inspired peach crumb bars are filled with fresh and sweetly spiced peaches and zesty orange juice. It is like two desserts combined into one.
1 hr 15 mins

Pies & Pastries

Pumpkin Pie Crumb Bars Recipe

Every slice of these spiced crumb bars comes with a rich pumpkin pie filling in between layers of buttery and golden oat crumble.
2 hrs 5 mins

Bars and Brownies

Lemon Strawberry Crumb Bars Recipe

Nothing screams heavenly than lemon strawberry crumb bars. They're buttery, sweet, and crumbly. Top it off with a lemon glaze and it's a sure winner.
3 hrs 10 mins

Pies & Pastries

Blueberry Crumb Bars Recipe

This Blueberry Crumb Bars recipe is made with fresh blueberries, lemon, and a delicious layer of oatmeal crumble that will surely satisfy your cravings.
50 mins

Bars and Brownies

Pumpkin Cheesecake Crumb Bars Recipe

I loved the pecan crust and the creamy cheesecake. Then it is topped with sour cream and crumbs. You are going to love this one as much as I did!
1 hr 10 mins

Crisp & Crumble

Creamy Lemon Crumb Bars Recipe

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.
55 mins

Fruit Dessert

Blackberry Crumb Bars Recipe

Whip up a sweet summer dessert with these blackberry crumb bars! They’re filled with fresh berries and baked with a golden crumble for crust to top.
55 mins

Leave a comment

Replying to