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 are always trying to find new ways to use the fruit from our lemon tree. My 13-year-old daughter, Audrey, decided to combine two of my lemony favorites: lemon bars and lemon meringue pie. After several intense hours in the kitchen (and warding off her horde of brothers), these delicious lemon meringue bars were born. —Monica Fearnside, Rancho Palos Verdes, California

    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

    72 reviews

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


    Lemon Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

    6 reviews

    I won a baking contest at Purdue University with this recipe for lemon bars with cream cheese frosting. I think...


    Light & Easy Cheesecake Bars

    4 reviews

    Fresh hints of lemon in the tender crust and creamy filling of these berry-topped treats. —Patricia Nieh, Portola Valley, California