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5 from 64 votes

Strawberry Lemon Bars

Strawberry and Lemon are two of my favorite fruit combinations. These two flavors blend so well together and when placed into a dessert like these Strawberry Lemon Bars, it tastes even better. These lemon bars are so soft and chewy!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry Lemon Bars
Servings: 24 Bars
Author: Jill


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp lemon zest optional
  • 2 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 1/4 cup fresh strawberries diced


  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup strawberries chopped (NOT pureed)
  • 2-3 Tbsp lemon juice


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x9 baking dish with parchment paper.
  • Using a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy.
  • Add the egg and beat until combined.
  • Beat in the lemon juice and zest.
  • Using a separate bowl whisk the flour and baking soda.
  • Slowly add the dry mixture to the wet ingredients.
  • Using a rubber spatula carefully fold in the diced strawberries.
  • Scoop the batter into the prepared baking pan and spread evenly.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Place a toothpick into the center to see if the bars are done.
  • Place onto the counter to cool before adding glaze.


  • Using a large bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar and the lemon juice.
  • Gently fold in the chopped strawberries.
  • Smooth onto the blondies and allow the glaze to harden before enjoying!