Keto Lemon Bars


Keto Lemon Bars

Makes 8 Bars

1 Bar: 274 Calories, 27g Fat, 2g Carbs, 5g Protein


The Crust:

3 Tblsp butter

1 cup almond flour

1/4 cup Swerve

2 tsp Vanilla Extract

The Filling:

1/2 cup butter

3/4 cup Swerve

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup lemon zest

6 egg yolks

1 tsp xanthan gum



1.     Begin by melting the butter in the microwave or a small saucepan. Add the almond flour, sweetener, and vanilla to the melted butter. Stir until fully mixed. Press the dough evenly along the bottom of a parchment lined  8 x 8 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees (F) for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Remove and cool while you make the filling.

2.     Melt the butter in a small saucepan on low heat. Remove from heat and whisk in sweetener, lemon juice, and lemon zest until dissolved. Whisk in the egg yolks one at a time and return to the stove over medium heat for 1-2 minutes stirring continuously. Whisk in the xanthan gum until smooth.

3.     Pour the filling over the pre-baked crust and spread out evenly in the pan. Bake the bars at 350 degrees (F) for 15-20 minutes. Remove and cool.

4.     Optional: Sprinkle some confectioners Swerve over the top and drizzle with a white chocolate Choczero dipping cup!