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Delicious Orange Bars Recipe

Once you try these Orange Bars recipe you will never go back to lemon again These tasty treats are packed with a sweet and tangy flavor with a buttery crust 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword desserts bars, orange bars, orange squares
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16 squares
Calories 158 kcal
Author Tiffany Bendayan


For Crust

  • 1/2 cup Unsalted Butter (1 stick) room temperature
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 tablespoons Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

For Filling

  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 teaspoons Orange Zest
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice about 1 orange
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder


  • 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar optional


For Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees Fahrenheit

  2. Grease an 8×8″ baking pan and line with parchment paper. Leave enough paper so it overlaps the sides (for easy removal)

  3. Place the butter, flour, sugar and vanilla on a big bowl. Using a mixer, whip the ingredients until combined

  4. Line the bottom of the baking pan with the dough. Use your fingers to spread the crust all over the bottom

  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until browned

For Filling

  1. In a bowl place the orange juice, zest, eggs, sugar, salt and baking powder. Whisk all ingredients together until mixed

  2. Pour filing onto hot crust and bake for about 20-25 minutes or until filling is set

  3. When ready remove from the oven and let it cool. Unmold from pan, cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar

  4. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Delicious Orange Bars Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 bar)
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 35mg12%
Sodium 45mg2%
Potassium 34mg1%
Carbohydrates 24g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 215IU4%
Vitamin C 1.9mg2%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.