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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

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Makes 16 small squares

INGREDIENTS

Crust

1.5 cups almond meal

2 heaping tbsp coconut oil melted

2 tsp vanilla

2 tbsp maple syrup

Filling

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

3 eggs

1/4 maple syrup 

1/2 tsp lemon zest

4 tbsp coconut oil

DIRECTIONS

  1. 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.
  2. In a saucepan on low place eggs and maple syrup and zest and continuously stir until it begins to thicken (applesauce/yogurt consistency).
  3. 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.
  4. Pour thickened lemon topping on top of baked crust and set in fridge for 1-2 hours.
  5. Cut 4x4 and Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts: 1 Serving 7.3g carbs, 11g Fat, 3.3g Protein

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