Lemon Dream Bars

Lemon Dream Bars Recipe

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Barbara Kipp


This is my Mom's recipe-she's 88 and has been baking these for years at Christmas time, along with 11 other varities of cookies. These have coconut in them and is one of our families favorites!


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30 Min
25 Min


  • 2/3 c
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 4 Tbsp
  • 4
  • 1 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts (i use pecans)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    grated lemon rind
  • 4 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Lemon Dream Bars


  1. Cut butter into the flour and the 4 tbs.sugar until fine. Press firmly into ungreased metal pan 9x13. Bake at 350 for 15-20 min. until set but not brown. Combine in mixing bowl the 4 beaten eggs,the brown sugar,coconut, nuts, salt, baking powder, and vanilla-mix well. Spread on partially baked dough. Bake at 350 25 to 30 min. Frost immediately. Cool
  2. Lemon Frosting
    Combine the lemon rind, lemon juice and powdered sugar-mix until smooth.

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