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Crunchy Creamy Lemon Crumbles

These Lemon Crumbles are lemony oat bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. 

Lemon Crumbles - Lemon Oat Bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

The creamy filling is flavored with fresh lemon juice and zest to bring out that fresh citrus flavor.

Lemon Crumbles - Lemon Oat Bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

You will love the crunchy texture that these bars have. And the fact that they are just a touch sweet is an added bonus.

Lemon Crumbles - Lemon Oat Bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

Enjoy one of these bars with an afternoon cup of coffee or tea.

Lemon Crumbles - Lemon Oat Bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.
Yield: 16

Lemon Crumbles

Lemon Crumbles - Lemon Oat Bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

Lemony oat cookie bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1¼ c flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ c brown sugar
  • 1 c rolled oats
  • 1 stick (1/2 c) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tb fresh lemon zest
  • ¼ c fresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. To begin, preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease a 9×9 baking dish, and set it aside for now.
  3. In a mixing bowl, stir together the flour, salt, baking soda, brown sugar and oats. Mix in the butter until it forms a crumbly mixture.
  4. Press half of the crumb mixture into the bottom of your baking dish.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes.
  6. While it is baking, whisk together the condensed milk, lemon zest and juice until fully combined.
  7. When the base has baked, spread the filling over the crust. Smooth it out.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining crumb topping over the filling, evenly.
  9. Gently press it down with your hand to make it rather smooth.
  10. Bake for an additional 20 minutes, until just golden.
  11. Let the pan cool completely.
  12. Cut into bars.
  13. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 135Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 62mgCarbohydrates: 18gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g

This data was estimated and provided by Nutritionix. Accuracy not guaranteed.

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Lemon Crumbles - Lemon Oat Bars with a mildly sweet, creamy filling. Get the recipe from Cosmopolitan Cornbread.

This recipe was shared in Meal Plan Monday.

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