No Bake Lemon Squares

No Bake Lemon Squares Recipe

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Hilda Cusson


My mom got this recipe from her English neighbor, in the 1940's. It's so easy to make and tastes tart, yet with a sweetness to it. It's delicious and nice and refreshing. It certainly doesn't last long in our home; always have to bring some when visiting my brother! Bet you can't eat just one! Enjoy....makes a nice summer treat.

★★★★★ 2 votes
9 to 12 depending on size of squares
15 Min


1 box
graham crackers
1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk
3 large

How to Make No Bake Lemon Squares


  • 1Line an 8" by 9 " square pan with a layer of graham crackers.
  • 2In the meantime, squeeze the lemons and reserve all of the juice from the three lemons. Pour sweetened condensed milk into a medium sized bowl. Pour the lemon juice into the condensed milk and stir until smooth and creamy, about 60 seconds.
  • 3Pour half of the lemon mixture over the prepared graham crackers; repeat with another layer of graham crackers over the lemon mixture. Pour the remaining lemon mixture over the second layer of graham crackers. Crush a couple of the crackers and sprinkle over the top. Place in refrigerator overnight. By morning, the mixture will have soaked into the crackers and also will have thickened to a yummy, mouth puckering dessert. Hope you enjoy this dessert as much as our family does.

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About No Bake Lemon Squares

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids