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Lemon raspberry bars are the perfect treat for summer!

Sweet and refreshing dessert for a warm summer day
Posted at 9:53 PM, May 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-31 00:53:47-04

This week on Simply Sweet Allison we made lemon raspberry bars! These are a refreshing and light dish that is perfect for a warm summer day. Your family will not be able to resist and they are super simple to make.




  • 2 cups flour

  • ½ cup sugar

  • 1 cup butter, softened


  • 4 eggs

  • 1 ½ cups sugar

  • ¼ cup flour

  • 2 lemons, zest and juiced

  • ½ cup raspberries


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Make the crust by mixing flour, sugar and butter together until the butter is the size of peas.

  3. Pour the crust into a greased 9 x 13 pan using your knuckles to evenly distribute on the bottom of the pan.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes.

  5. Make the lemon filling by beating four eggs in a bowl.

  6. Mix in sugar, flour and lemon zest and juice until incorporated.

  7. When the crust is out of the oven, pour the mixture over the crust.

  8. Add raspberries in a row.

  9. Bake for another 20 to 25 minutes until the filling has thickened.

  10. Cut while warm to prevent cracking.