Lemon Butter Bars (Gluten-Free Recipe)
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Lemon Butter Bars (Gluten-Free Recipe)

These gluten-free lemon bars use tangy lemon and creamy butter to create a gluten-free take on classic citrus bars.

30 min
1 hr 20 min



1 cup Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/4 cup sugar


3/4 cup sugar

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

3 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons Gluten-Free Flour Blend (see below)

1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

1/4 teaspoon gluten-free baking powder


Powdered sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Press onto bottom of ungreased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake 15-20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine all filling ingredients except powdered sugar in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Pour filling over hot, partially baked crust. Continue baking 18-20 minutes or until filling is set.

  4. STEP 4

    Sprinkle with powdered sugar while still warm and again when cool. Cut into bars.

Tip #1

Gluten-Free Flour Blend: Combine 2 cups rice flour, 2/3 cup potato starch, 1/3 cup tapioca flour and 1 teaspoon xanthan gum. Use appropriate amount for recipe; store remainder in container with tight-fitting lid. Stir before using.

Tip #2

*This recipe was developed using alternative flours and products labeled as “gluten-free.” The best source for additional information is the ingredient listing on product packaging. Learn about gluten-free baking.


6Fat (mg)
40Cholesterol (mg)
65Sodium (mg)
22Carbohydrates (g)
1Protein (g)


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  September 20, 2015

It was absolutely wonderful. Everyone loves it. My favorite comment from a friend, "I thought you had to eat gluten-free, how can you eat this"?

— says Bonnie S.
  September 14, 2015

This recipe is straight fire like better than my mixtape.

— says Jaxxx
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