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This is one of the snacks we made for our WaistWatchers group which meets every other Thursday.

Crust
75g ground almonds
25g coconut flour
3 tbls coconut fat
30g Xylitol or coconut palm sugar
1 egg, beaten

Filling
3 eggs
30g Xylitol or coconut palm sugar
1/2 tsp baking powder
Juice and zest of 1/2 lemon

Preheat oven to 180C. Cover a 8 x 8 square tin with greaseproof paper and grease.

Crust: in a medium bowl, mix ingredients. This will be a thick cookie crust; press onto bottom of pan. Place in oven to pre-bake the crust. Bake for 12 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

Filling: in a medium bowl, beat the ingredients for the filling until well combined. Pour the mixture evenly over the pre-baked crust and bake again for about 15-20 minutes or until set. Let cool. Store in fridge or freezer in an airtight container. Makes about 16 bars.

Delicious Lemon Bars

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