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lemon bar with powdered sugar sprinkled on top with lemon slices

Healthier Lemon Bars (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

These healthier lemon bars are made with a mixture of almond flour and gluten free oats for the crust and fresh lemon curd for the filling. The perfect spring and summer dessert that will satisfy your sweet tooth and love for lemons.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free bars, gluten free lemon bars, lemon bars
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12 servings
Katelyn | With Sweet Honey

Equipment

Ingredients

Lemon Filling

  • 1 cup full fat coconut milk, canned
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • zest from 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp arrowroot flour

Crust

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Lightly grease an 8x8 or 9x9 baking dish.
  • Add the crust ingredients to a food processor or blender and pulse until mixture is combined. Pour the crust mixture into the baking dish and spread evenly with a spatula.
  • Bake the crust for about 10-12 minutes, until lightly golden around the edges.
  • Meanwhile, add the filling ingredients to a medium bowl. Whisk or mix on low with a hand mixer until combined.
  • Once the crust is baked, take it out of the oven and pour the filling over the crust. Lower the oven temperature to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the center is set. The center should not move if you jiggle the pan.
  • Let cool completely and refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving. For best results, let cool in the fridge overnight. Optional: sprinkle powdered sugar over the tops of the bars before serving.
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