Dairy-free, Gluten-free Coconut Lemon Bars

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Dairy-free, Gluten-free Coconut Lemon Bars Yum
A delightfully refreshing change from the usual lemon bars. Soft, chewy, lightly sweet full of flavor.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings
pieces
Ingredients
Filling
Topping
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings
pieces
Ingredients
Filling
Topping
Instructions
Crust
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Using a food processor, grind add oats, coconut, and sugar into a grainy flour consistency.
  3. Add oil and pulse until mixture forms a ball. Add more oil if needed.
  4. Press crust into a pre-greased 8x8 pan until the bottom is evenly covered. Bake for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove pan from oven and allow to cool completely before adding filling.
Filling
  1. In medium bowl, beat eggs well. Add in lemon juice, zest and sugar, beating until combined.
  2. Remove 1/4 cup of egg mixture and whisk in cornstarch. Add cornstarch mixture back into egg mixture and whisk to combine.
  3. Pour over cooled crust and bake for 15 minutes or until top is no longer wet. Remove from oven and set aside.
Topping
  1. In medium pan, add lemon juice, water, sugar and cornstarch and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until mixture thickens slightly. Stir in coconut.
  2. Pour over bars and gently spread out evenly. Let cool for 20 minutes before serving. Lemon bars keep best in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes

Recipe by www.culinarybutterfly.com

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