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gluten-free lemon bars cut into squares on a table with a white flower nearby

Gluten-Free Lemon Bars

  • Author: Jennifer
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 9 1x


Fresh lemon filling on top of a delicious gluten-free crust makes these gluten-free lemon bars a delicious gluten-free dessert.


  • 15 Medjool dates – pitted
  • 2/3 cup gluten-free rolled oats
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 4 Tbsp. melted coconut oil
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a food processor, add the Medjool dates, oats, cinnamon, and coconut oil. Pulse until combined. Grease an 8×8 baking dish and press the crust into the bottom of the pan. Use a spoon to smooth out evenly.
  3. In a medium-sized bowl, add the egg yolk, sweetened condensed milk, lemon zest, and fresh lemon juice. Whisk by hand until well-combined.
  4. Pour the filling over the crust.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until a knife comes out clean in the center.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool.
  7. Slice into squares and serve.


  • Category: dessert
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: gluten-free dessert, gluten-free lemon bars, lemon desserts