Oven Candied Lemon Slices

Total Time
5 mins
45 mins

Great to top pies, tarts, cakes, etc. Adapted from Better Homes and Gardens magazine. You can do this with limes and oranges too.

Skip to Next Recipe


  • 2 small lemons (or limes or oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, etc.)
  • 14 cup sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 275*F.
  2. Liine a 15x10x1" baking pan with parchment paper(or wax paper).
  3. Cut 2 small lemons crosswise into 1/8-1/4 inch thick slices.
  4. Arrange in a single layer on pan.
  5. Sprinkle lemon slices with 1/4 cup sugar.
  6. Bake in at 275*F. 45-50 minutes or until lemons are almost dry and covered with a sugary glaze. While still warm, loosen slices from paper to prevent sticking.