These grapefruit bars are similar to lemon bars but made with fresh squeezed grapefruit juice instead. Your friends and family will love them!

So this is kind of cool: I’m guest posting today over at Better Homes and Gardens! I adapted one of their lemon bar recipes to create grapefruit bars and I think you’re going to like them. 

These grapefruit bars are similar to lemon bars but made with fresh squeezed grapefruit juice instead. Your friends and family will love them!

I love cooking and baking with all citrus fruits, but I’ve been on a serious grapefruit kick recently. I eat them for breakfast or a mid-day snack. I add them to salads. A few weeks ago I even baked a grapefruit pie. I can’t say I’ve ever tried a citrus fruit that I didn’t love, but to me there’s something especially wonderful and unique about grapefruit. I love assertive flavors and grapefruit packs an extra level of sweetness that’s counterbalanced by just the right amount of bitterness.

These grapefruit bars are similar to lemon bars but made with fresh squeezed grapefruit juice instead. Your friends and family will love them!

These grapefruit bars are incredibly easy to make. The bottom crust layer is a rich, flaky shortbread. The top layer is delicate and sweet with just the right amount of grapefruit flavor. Sound good? Head over to Better Homes and Gardens to get my recipe for grapefruit bars!

These grapefruit bars are similar to lemon bars but made with fresh squeezed grapefruit juice instead. Your friends and family will love them!

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Comments

  1. Mmmmm….I adore grapefruit! Looking forward to whipping these guys up this weekend!

  2. Love grapefruit bars! One of my favorite adaptions to a lemon bar. Your photos are gorgeous!!

  3. What gorgeous bars!!! I LOVE grapefruits!

  4. Such a great adaptation! I love the sound of grapefruit bars.

  5. Just beautiful!!! Love the fun use of grapefruit here! I’m a huge citrus fan as well! :)

  6. I came across this recipe on Blogher. I like unique recipes and this one is different but makes perfect sense!

  7. Mmm I love grapefruit desserts, I’ll have to try this one sometime! Beautiful pictures, as always. :)

  8. I’ve had MAJOR grapefruit cravings lately so these bars sound completely awesome!!!

  9. Gorgeous bars!

  10. These bars are beautiful! I definitely have to try this recipe out someday soon.

  11. We adore grapefruit, such lovely bars!!! Love the pics!
    Bea and Mara from ilovebundtcakes.blogspot.com

  12. I love that you used grapefruit in these bars instead of the traditional lemon, such a nice twist on the classic! Your pictures are beautiful as always.

  13. shashi @ runninsrilankan says:

    Simply delectable – wow – I’ve never had grapefruit bars before so I am intrigued…heading over to catch the recipe

  14. Wow my mouth is watering just looking at these! Beautiful pictures. Thanks for the recipe!

  15. These sound / look like summer perfection!

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