These delicious bars have won over the hearts of many . . . even my citrus-disliking husband loves these lemon bars! Please be forewarned they are deeeeeelicious most likely a results of their HIGH fat content. Either way make with caution because you may just become obsessed.
This recipe is: Paleo and free of: gluten, grains, soy, dairy, processed sugars
Makes 16 small squares
1.5 cups almond meal
2 heaping tbsp coconut oil melted
2 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp maple syrup
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 maple syrup
1/2 tsp lemon zest
4 tbsp coconut oil
- For the crust mix the CRUST ingredients together in a bowl and push flat in a 9 by 9 greased pan and bake for 10-15 at 350.
- In a saucepan on low place eggs and maple syrup and zest and continuously stir until it begins to thicken (applesauce/yogurt consistency).
- Add 1 tbsp of coconut oil at a time, stirring and waiting till it melts, then adding the next tbsp of coconut oil. Lastly add lemon juice and stir till it thickens back up.
- Pour thickened lemon topping on top of baked crust and set in fridge for 1-2 hours.
- Cut 4x4 and Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts: 1 Serving 7.3g carbs, 11g Fat, 3.3g Protein