Oatmeal Lemon Creme Bars


These Oatmeal Lemon Creme Bars are bound to be your new favorite! With a tart, yet sweet lemon filling and a streusel oatmeal topping, these are hard to put down!

These Oatmeal Lemon Creme Bars are bound to be your new favorite! With a tart, yet sweet lemon filling and a streusel oatmeal topping, these are hard to put down!

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon lemon extract

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a square 8x8 baking pan and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer over medium speed until crumbly.
  3. In a separate smaller mixing bowl whisk together flour, salt, and baking powder. Add oats to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix well.