Lemon Creme Crumb Bars

Patsy Fowler


this is a good one


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  • 1 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 c
    old fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 tsp
    plus 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3/4 c
    butter, unsalted melted
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 14 oz
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/3 c
    fresh lemon juice
  • 2 large
    egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon extract

How to Make Lemon Creme Crumb Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350. In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, rolled oats, salt and baking soda. Stir in sugar and brown sugar and mix until no clumps of sugar remain.
  2. Stir vanilla extract into the melted butter and pour mixture over dry ingredients. Using a spoon stir mixture evenly moistened.
  3. Sprinkle half of the crumb mixture into the bottom of a greased 8x8 inch baking dish and gently press into a even layer.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and sit aside leaving oven heated at 350.
  5. In a mixing bowl whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, lemon zest, lemon juice, egg yolks and lemon extract until well blended. Pour mixture over crumb crust in baking dish and spread into an even layer.
  6. Sprinkle top evenly with the remaining crumb mixture. Bake in 350 oven for 23-26 minutes until lightly golden.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to cool at room temperature once cool cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour then remove and cut into squares. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

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About Lemon Creme Crumb Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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