Lemon Bar Recipes

Lemon bars are a classic dessert for potlucks, bake sales, book clubs and more. Try our Test Kitchen’s favorite easy lemon bars and other fun variations.

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Audrey’s Lemon Meringue Bars

4 reviews

We have a prolific lemon tree in our backyard and are forever trying to find new ways to incorporate lemons into our culinary endeavors. My daughter, Audrey, knows my love of all things sweet and decided to test her baking skill by combining two of my lemony favorites: lemon bars and lemon meringue pie. After hours in the kitchen, these delicious lemon meringue bars were born. —Monica Fearnside, Rancho Palos Verdes, California

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Lemony Layer Bars

One of my favorite cakes is a white chocolate cake with coconut lemon filling, dark chocolate frosting and almonds. This...


Lemon Bars

75 reviews

These lemon squares are a delightful recipe from my mother's file. I've been serving it for many years. This lemon...


Lemon Coconut Bites

31 reviews

The tangy lemon flavor of this no-fuss dessert is especially delicious on a warm day. It gives me delightful flashbacks...


Almond-Coconut Lemon Bars

5 reviews

Give traditional lemon bars a tasty twist with the addition of almonds and coconut. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Lemon Cheesecake Squares

13 reviews

Whether I'm hosting friends or sending a plate to work with my husband, these creamy elegant lemon cheesecake bars are...


Shortbread Lemon Bars

24 reviews

I've put together two family cookbooks over the years, and this recipe ranks among my favorites. These special lemon bars...

Classic Lemon Bars

22 reviews

These bars are simple enough for a no-fuss dinner yet elegant enough for a special celebration. Regardless of when you...


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Bake-Sale Lemon Bars

105 reviews

The recipe for these tangy lemon bars comes from my cousin, who is famous for cooking up farm feasts. —Mildred...


Lemon-Lime Bars

13 reviews

This easy lime bar recipe is a dessert that will wow your guests. I baked these bars for a luncheon...


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The Lemon Bars That Win Every Bake Sale

Easy, fast and totally delicious. This is the recipe for tangy, sweet lemon bars you need in your life.