partially eaten lemon bar with graham cracker crust
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lemon juice in juicer.
peeled lemon and strips for garnish.
bowl of ingredients for graham cracker crust.
crust in baking dish.
egg and lemon filling whisked in a bowl.
baking dish of cooled lemon bars not cut.
lemon bars on plates.
partially eaten lemon bar with graham cracker crust

Lemon Bars with Graham Cracker Crust

A classic dessert using fresh picked lemons, these lemon bars are the best you'll ever have.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine General
Servings 8 Served
Calories 143 kcal

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.



  • 3/4 Cup Graham cracker crumbs, about 5 1/2 graham cracker sheets
  • 1 Tbsp. Lakanto monk fruit sugar substitute
  • 1/2 Tbsp. Lakanto brown sugar substitute
  • 2 Tbsp. Land 'o Lakes Canola Light butter, melted


  • 4 Large eggs at room temperature
  • 1 1/2 Cups Lakanto monk fruit granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Grated lemon zest (2 lemons)
  • 1/2 Cup Freshly squeezed lemon juice (2-3 lemons)
  • 1/2 Cup All purpose flour


  • Cooking spray
  • Lankanto confectioners’ sugar substitute, for dusting
  • 1/2 Lemon, for Lemon zest curls and/or fresh raspberries to garnish, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a 8 x 7 inch casserole dish or baking pan with cooking spray
  • Mix the graham cracker crumbs, sugars and melted butter in a small bowl until all the crumbs are moistened with the butter.  Dump the crust into the prepared pan and press until you form the crust on the bottom of the pan or dish.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes until really cold. Then, bake the crust until golden and lightly browned around the edges, about 10-12 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  • For the filling, whisk together the eggs, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and flour in a large bowl. Pour over the crust and bake for 25 - 30 minutes, until the filling is set. Let cool to room temperature.
  • Cut into squares and dust with confectioners’ sugar
  • Garnish with tiny curls of lemon zest or fresh raspberries.


Calories: 143kcalCarbohydrates: 43gProtein: 0.3gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.001gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.003gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.002gCholesterol: 0.4mgSodium: 18mgPotassium: 5mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 30gVitamin A: 0.3IUVitamin C: 0.3mgCalcium: 10mgIron: 0.4mg
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