These Keto Lemon Bars are a sugar-free and gluten-free version of the classic lemon dessert bars. A buttery shortbread covered with a delicious lemon custard topped off with sugar-free powdered sugar. This decadent low-carb dessert uses only 7 ingredients, has 3 grams net carbs per bar, and is sure to please!
MORE KETO & LOW CARB LEMON RECIPES
Well, it is supposed to be Spring but you couldn’t prove it by me! It is cold, overcast, and drizzly here in Western Washington.
What do you expect Bobbi? You live in Washington!
I know, I know, but this has been a long hard year and Mama just needs some sunshine, OK? Come on Mother Nature, help a sister out!
I have my seeds ready, my planting area ready, the Mr didn’t build my raised bed garden again this year, but I did my thing on the back deck last year so we will do that again.
Now, what could possibly put me into the spring frame of mind?
Anything and everything lemon just seems to list my spirits, and my taste buds and put me in a good mood. And babeeee these bars do the job!
Think buttery shortbread crust, with tangy lemon custard filling, and a sprinkle of powdered sweetener on top.
Yummmm sign me up for that!!
INGREDIENTS NEEDED TO MAKE KETO LEMON BARS
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Line an 8 x 8 baking dish with parchment paper.
In a large mixing bowl, using an electric hand mixer, beat together the butter, powdered sweetener, and pinch of salt until creamy and well combined.
Stir in the coconut flour until a dough forms.
Transfer the mixture into the lined pan and press into place.
Bake the shortbread crust for 10 minutes, or until golden. Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 30 minutes.
Bake for 20-22 minutes, or until the center is firm but still jiggles slightly.
Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan completely, before covering and placing in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to overnight.
Once ready to serve, use a very sharp knife to cut into squares, sprinkle with extra powdered sweetener, and enjoy.
FAQS ABOUT KETO LEMON BARS
Lemon bars should be stored in the refrigerator, in an airtight container. Bars will keep well in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. If you want to freeze them place bars on a cookie sheet in the freezer. Once frozen store them in a ziplock bag in the freezer for up to 6 months. To eat thaw bars in the refrigerator overnight.
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