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Frozen Lemon Bars Recipe

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It’s downright hot and the last thing I want to do is turn on my oven.  So I had fun creating a refreshing… tangy… easy… no bake Frozen Lemon Bars.  It has a delicious graham cracker crust and the lemon is made in the microwave… crazy, right!Frozen Lemon Bars 2

Frozen Lemon Bars

Here’s the yummy recipe…

Frozen Lemon Bars

A great summer update to the traditional lemon bar!  These Lemon Bars are frozen and so refreshing during the summer.
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Prep Time:40 mins
Total Time:40 mins

Ingredients

Crust

  • 12 whole graham crackers
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter

Lemon Filling

  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup lemon juice
  • lemon zest from 2-3 lemons
  • 1/2 cup butter melted

Instructions

  • Break graham crackers into smaller pieces and pulse in the food processor till they are fine crumbs.
  • Drizzle in melted butter and pulse in the graham cracker crumbs just till it comes together.
  • Press into a 9x9 pan and put in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to set up.
  • In a microwave safe bowl mix together the sugar and eggs to combined. Add in the lemon juice, zest and melted butter.
  • Microwave on high in 1 minute increments. Stir after each minute.
  • It should take about 5 minutes /5 one minute increments to thicken up. You want the curd to coat the back of your spoon.
  • Spoon the lemon curd on top of the graham cracker crust and place in the freezer 3+ hours till firm.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon

If you love lemon than you’ll want to check out these other lemon recipes…

Lemon Sponge Cake

Mason Jar Strawberry Lemon Angle Food Trifle

Strawberry Scones with Lemon Icing

Frozen Lemon Bars Easy No Bake Dessert perfect during the heat of summer!

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13 Comments

  1. Planning on a backyard wedding shower, and wondered if you think these could be made and frozen for a week before serving? I couldn’t see why not, but thought I’d ask your opinion. Thanks!

  2. Hey there! I love everything with lemon and cannot wait to try this recipe. Pinning for later! Thanks for sharing this recipe. Stopping by from the Weekend Retreat Link Party where you were featured. Congrats!

  3. Loving this and I’m drooling right now! You are so talented. Thanks for sharing this at our party. Pinned and tweeted. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm, so we get to party with you again! Lou Lou Girls

  4. I love lemon everything and these look amazing…Love that they’re no bake and made with the microwave! Sharing this idea on our weekend features post on Sunday 🙂

  5. These look delicious, but, at the end don’t you mean to put them in the FREEZER for three hours? (not the microwave…)

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