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This is a delicious and quick lemon bar recipe to serve to unexpected guests.

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Lemon Oatmeal Bars

1 cup butter

1 cup granulated sugar


2 cups all-purpose flour


1 1/4 cups oatmeal either quick or old-fashioned oatmeal

Juice of 3 lemons

Zest of 2 lemons, finely chopped (be sure it contains no white pith)


Zest of 1 orange, finely chopped (be sure it contains no white pith)


1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 

Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Butter or spray a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.


  • Cream butter and sugar, then add the flour and oatmeal to make the dough (it will be a little crumbly).
  • Set aside.


  • Stir juice and zest into the sweetened condensed milk.
  • Set aside.


  • Press 2/3 of dough into prepared pan.
  • Spread the lemon/milk mixture evenly over the top of the dough.
  • Sprinkle the remaining dough over the top, press down lightly.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden.
  • Cool for at least 1 hour before slicing.
  • Sprinkle a little powdered sugar on top if desired.
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