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Thick Raw Lemon Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 bars
Calories 191kcal
Author Lauren Goslin

Ingredients

  • BASE:
  • 1 c. walnuts or pecans
  • 1/4 c. unsweetened coconut
  • 6 large soft dates (I used Medjool)
  • 1/4 t. salt
  • 1 T. lemon zest
  • 1/2 t. water as needed for combining
  • FILLING:
  • 6 T. coconut oil
  • 3 T. coconut butter
  • 3 T. maple syrup or raw honey
  • 3 T. lemon juice
  • 2 t. lemon zest
  • 9 drops stevia to taste (or another 2-3 teaspoons of liquid sweetener)
  • dash of turmeric for color (optional)

Instructions

  • Process together the ingredients for the bottom layer (add a little water if necessary to bring everything together).
  • Make sure it is well combined, and press it into a small glass dish (I used a 7 x 5 inch Pyrex dish).
  • Gently melt together the coconut oil with the coconut butter.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients, adding stevia to taste.
  • Pour atop the bottom layer.
  • Place into the fridge or freezer until set.
  • Cut and enjoy!

Notes

Nutrition facts are based on using 120 grams of pecans and a combination of honey and stevia. Weight Watchers points (new system): 6

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.4g | Protein: 1.6g | Fat: 17.1g | Saturated Fat: 9.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.6g | Sodium: 53mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 7.8g