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These are the 21 BEST Lemon Dessert Recipes! From lemon cupcakes to cheesecake, pie, muffins and more you'll find something LEMON you LOVE!

You know what’s funny? Before I started this blog I hated lemon desserts. At least, that’s what I thought. It’s what I always said, “EWWW, lemon!” but I was crazy. And wrong, so very, very wrong. I tried a lemon cookie one day and I was instantly hooked. From cookies to pastries to cheesecake to pie – lemon is my #2 dessert flavor, after chocolate. That’s probably the reason I have so many lemon recipes on this blog! I wanted to highlight my favorites, and here they are: the BEST Lemon Recipes!

Which will be your favorite??

Lemon Crumble Cheesecake Bars – these three layer cheesecake bars have a Nilla Wafer Crust and a sweet crumble topping!

Lemon Crumble Cheesecake Bars - three layers of lemon! Nilla Wafer Crust, lemon cheesecake, and lemon crumble!

Raspberry White Chocolate Lemon Bars – these are so easy, they start with a mix!

White Chocolate Rasberry Lemon Bars - easy lemon bars with white chocolate and raspberries!

Lemon Pie Pops – FROZEN lemon pie in popsicle form. The kids love them!

Lemon Pie Popsicles - lemon pie in pop form!! The kids love these!

Lemon Snack Cake – eat it for snack, brunch, or dessert! This easy lemon cake has tons of lemon flavor and a glaze too!

Lemon Snack Cake - have easy cake recipe for snack, dessert, or breakfast!!

Bakery Style Lemon Crumb Muffins – lemon muffins, crumble, lemon glaze. These are EPIC lemon muffins!

Lemon Meringue Pie Bars – a shortbread crust, lemon filling, and an EASY marshmallow meringue!

Lemon Meringue Pie Bars - this pie recipe has a shortbread crust and marshmallow meringue on top of an easy lemon bar recipe.

Lemon Sugar Cookie Tarts – so easy you won’t believe it.

Easy Lemon Tarts - just 3 ingredients, they couldn't be easier!!

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake – this pie has a shortbread crust and TONS of lemon curd and flavor throughout.

No Bake Lemon Cheesecake - this EASY cheesecake has a shortbread crust and is filled with lemon curd!

Lemon Pie Milkshake – it’s like lemon ice cream met lemon cream pie!

Lemon Pie Milkshake - an easy recipe!

Mini Lemon Chess Pies – your favorite chess pie but in bite sized form!! These are perfect for parties.

Mini Lemon Chess Pies

Lemon Funfetti Cookies – these start with a cake mix so they taste like lemon cake, but they’re COOKIES!

Lemon Funfetti Cookies

Lemon Blueberry Sweet Rolls – the best spring breakfast!! Lemon in the dough, filling, AND frosting!

Lemon Blueberry Sweet Rolls - the lemon glaze is TO DIE FOR.

Homemade Lemon Oreos – a vanilla cookie sandwiched with lemon filling. The perfect DIY cookie!

Homemade Lemon Oreos - DIY Oreos at home!

Lemon Cake Roll – take your favorite cake and turn it into a cake roll! Lemon cake with lemon whipped cream filling!

Lemon Cake Roll

Triple Lemon Cupcakes – these cupcakes have it all: lemon in the cake, the filling and the frosting!

TRIPLE Lemon Cupcakes filled with lemon curd!

Lemon Gooey Bars – a cake mix to the rescue! Make these easy bars in just minutes and they’re bursting with lemon flavor!

Lemon Gooey Bars

No Bake Golden Oreo Lemon Dessert – the name says it all. Golden Oreos layered with lemon cheesecake and curd and whipped cream. And it’s NO BAKE!

Lemon Dessert

White Chocolate Lemon Bars – completely from scratch these have a to-die-for shortbread crust and a gooey lemon filling!

White Chocolate Lemon Bars

Easy Lemon Cream Danish – start with crescent rolls and fill them with yogurt cream and lemon curd. The PERFECT breakfast pastry!

Easy lemon cream danish

Lemon Pound Cake – quite simply the BEST lemon pound cake I’ve ever eaten. Lemon cake, lemon glaze, lemon drizzle all in one!

Triple Lemon Pound Cake - my FAVORITE lemon cake!

Lemon Ice Cream – sounds weird but it’s SO good. Also – no ice cream machine needed!!

Skinny Lemon Ice Cream

What would your favorite lemon recipe be??

What lemon recipe should I make next??

Last Updated on February 2, 2023

Dorothy Kern

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  1. Oooh, definitely need that ice cream in my life soon!  I love all the lemon things, especially in the spring – so many things here I want to make ASAP!

  2. Oh my gosh, I LOVE lemon desserts! I really don’t think I could pick one. They all look sinfully delicious!

  3. Love, love lemon!  This is a great collection and sure to be tries around here, XOXO

  4. The golden oreo dessert was a huge hit last summer at my house. This is an awesome collection of all things citrusy! I can’t wait to try some of these other recipes in the future. 🙂 

  5. My favorite is the milkshake. I made that back when you posted it and it was SO good. But my goal is to make the cake roll. I’m still a little afraid of a roll without ganache on top to hide the cracks!
    It’s time to be getting all the lemon going! It’s spring! Great roundup, Dorothy.