Keto Lemon Bars

by Evolved
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5 from 1 vote

Keto Lemon Bars

With a gluten-free shortbread crust and a tart lemon filling sitting above it, these paleo lemon bars will really brighten up your day. Each one only 5 grams of net carbs, making them the perfect Keto dessert!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time50 mins
Keyword: gluten free, keto, low carb
Servings: 10 bars


Crust Ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ¼ cup granulated monk fruit
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour

Lemon Filling Ingredients:

  • ½ cup powdered monk fruit
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Juice from 1 Lemon
  • ½ teaspoon arrowroot powder


For the Crust:

  • Preheat the oven to 350℉.
  • Using a hand mixer, cream the butter and monk fruit together.
  • Add in almond and coconut flours. 
  • With a rubber spatula, mix manually until dough forms.
  • Press the crust down into a greased loaf pan. 
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven. Poke holes in the crust with a fork and set to the side.

For the Filling:

  • While the crust is cooking, in a medium bowl, combine lemon filling ingredients. 
  • Mix until well incorporated.
  • Then pour over the crust. Bake for 15-20 minutes more.
  • Put the bars in the fridge 45 minutes to let them harden and cool before slicing.
  • Cut into 10 bars and enjoy!


Difficulty Level: Easy
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 bar
Servings Per Container 10

Amount Per Serving
Calories 152 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 80mg 27%
Sodium 28mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g 6%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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Manalie August 2, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Can you sub the powdered monk fruit with something?

Dean March 30, 2020 - 1:56 PM

You can try using Swerve Confectioners Sweetener and see how that comes out.

Nicole Hall November 5, 2019 - 3:55 AM

5 stars
If you are looking for the classic, sugar crazy, lemon bars… this is not it! This version of lemon bars is much more reasonable than what you would normally find in a bakery or cafe. You won’t have that sugar rush or headache after! The flavors much more focus on the lemon than the sweetness, which I think is a good thing.


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