Print Recipe

Lemon Oatmeal Bars


  • 1 cup (2 sticks butter)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups oatmeal (quick or old-fashioned)
  • Juice of 3 lemons or more
  • Zest of 2 lemons, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 orange, finely chopped
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter or spray a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  2. Cream butter and sugar, then add the flour and oatmeal to make the dough (it will be a little crumbly). Set aside.
  3. Stir juice and zest into the sweetened condensed milk. Set aside.
  4. Press 2/3 of dough into prepared pan.
  5. Spread the lemon/milk mixture evenly over the top of the dough.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining dough over the top, press down lightly.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes until golden.
  8. Cool for at least 1 hour for easy slicing.
  9. Slice into 1-inch squares.

Recipe Goldmine

Like Us on Facebook



Always Open!

To our Visitors

Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.