Gluten-free, Dairy-free Coconut Lemon Bars

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Gluten-free, dairy-free Coconut Lemon Bars are slightly sweet, lightly sour and the perfect dessert bar to take to your next party, backyard bbq, or to enjoy at home when you are craving a little goodness.

This make ahead dessert is decadent yet light with a moist chewy oatmeal coconut crust sitting below a soft lemony topping. It’s really a lovely dessert for just about any occasion.

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Gluten-free, Dairy-free Coconut Lemon Bars Yum
Dairy-free, Gluten-free Coconut Lemon Bars are slightly sweet, lightly sour and the perfect dessert bar to take to your next party, backyard bbq, or to enjoy at home when you are craving a little goodness.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
pieces
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baking
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings
pieces
Instructions
Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Lightly grease an 8 x 8 baking pan.
  3. Using a food processor, blend oats, coconut and sugar until oats are fine.
  4. Add oil and pulse until mixture becomes a ball, adding extra oil if needed.
  5. Press dough into prepared pan and bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let crust cool before adding filling.
Filling
  1. Using electric mixer, beat eggs until they have peaks. Add lemon juice, lemon zest and sugar, beating until combined. Remove 1/4 cup of filling and set aside.
  2. Add cornstarch to the reserved filling and whisk. Add cornstarch filling back into the egg mixture and stir to combine.
  3. Pour over cooled crust and bake 15 minutes or until the top is no longer wet.
Topping
  1. In medium pan, add lemon juice, water, sugar and cornstarch. Cook over medium heat until mixture thickens slightly. Stir in coconut. Pour over bars and let cool before cutting.
Recipe Notes

Recipe by www.culinarybutterfly.com

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