Refreshing Lemon Bars
These lemon bars are so good, that one bite will not be sufficient. This recipe is great for any dessert occasion.
Average Rating:
5 / 5, 6 votes

Servings: 36
Prep Time: 25 Minutes
Bake/Cook Time: 40 Minutes


Lemon Bar Crust
1 3/4 cup Authentic Foods Multi-Blend Flour
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar (confectioner’s sugar)
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter

Lemon Bar Filling 
4 eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 tablespoons Authentic Foods Multi-Blend Flour
1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel (lemon zest)
3/4 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup half-and-half or light cream


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease a 13 x 9 x 2 inch baking pan. Set aside.

Lemon Bar Crust
In a large bowl, mix 1 3/4 cups Authentic Foods Multi-Blend Flour, the powdered sugar, and salt. Blend in the butter until the mixture has a coarse crumb consistency. Press the mixture into the baking pan and bake in the oven for 17-20 minutes until the crust is just slightly golden.

Lemon Bar Filling
While the crust is cooking, make the lemon bar filling. Beat the eggs. Mix in the lemon juice and half-and-half. In another bowl, combine the Authentic Foods Multi-Blend Flour, sugar and lemon peel. Slowly beat this mixture into the eggs until the lemon bar filling is even throughout. Pour the filling over the hot crust. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the lemon bar filling is set. Cool for about 20 minutes. Then place in the refrigerator for an hour or more for the lemon bar crust to harden. Sprinkle some powdered sugar on top, cut into bars and enjoy!



Reviewed on 11/16/2009 by Sarah
This is probably the BEST lemon bar recipe I think I have ever had! Gluten free or regular! I got so many compliments on it! THANKS!! :D

Reviewed on 12/28/2009 by Elizabeth
Delicious and very easy to make :) I am a novice cook so I was happy to find something uncomplicated, gf and yummy!!

Reviewed on 12/2/2011 by Sherry
Easy to make and oh so delicious!!!!

Reviewed on 7/2/2016 by R.
I agree, the best lemon square recipe I've ever used. NO ONE can tell these are GF! The crust is buttery, delicious and - using Authentic Foods flour, they are completely non-grainy. I am asked to make these over and over again because they are simply the best!

Reviewed on 5/26/2018 by Peggy
You haven't had lemon bars till you have had these. Over the to delicious!

Reviewed on 4/16/2021 by Michele
Last weekend I made these for a dinner party I was having. They were such a hit that my friends requested an encore performance tonight. These lemon squares are tart & tasty, the texture sublime, and would actually be great as a lemon tart — put in a tart pan, or mini tarts, crimp, and no one would know the difference. I baked mine in a metal 9X13 pan, and it took considerably (10-15 minutes) longer to bake — both for the crust and the filling. So I had to go by color and “set.” Also, it would be very helpful to have the weights in the recipe.

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