5-Ingredient Healthy Lemon Bars

5-Ingredient Healthy Lemon Bars | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

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Citrusy-flavored treats are popular as they are refreshing and light, just like these 5-ingredient healthy lemon bars by How To Cook Smarter. They are irresistibly good and easy to make. Plus, they are gluten-free and nutritious! All you need to do is mix the crust and filling in separate bowls and assemble them – no need to spend a lot of time in the kitchen making yummy desserts. You can bake tons of this, place them in the fridge, and grab one for snacks whenever you’re hungry. Try this recipe at home – I am sure you’ll love it.



For the crust:

  • 1 cup of ground oats
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/4 cup of coconut oil

For the filling:

  • 5 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup of honey
  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon zest


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Step 1:

Combine ground oats, softened coconut oil, and honey in a bowl. Mix all ingredients until the dough comes together using a fork.

5-Ingredient Healthy Lemon Bars Recipe
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Step 2:

Spread the oat mixture on a lined 8 by 8 inch baking pan. Press the corners with your fingers.

Step 3:

Place in the oven and bake at 350 degrees F for 10 minutes. Once done, let it cool until you make the lemon filling.

Step 4:

In a different mixing bowl, beat 5 large eggs, then add 1/2 cup of honey, 1/2 cup of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of lemon zest, and 1/3 cup of ground oats. Mix until well combined.

Step 5:

Pour the egg mixture onto the oatmeal crust and thump to remove voids. Place in the oven and bake at 350 degrees for about 20 to 25 minutes or until set but still soft when touched gently.

5-Ingredient Healthy Lemon Bars Ingredients
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Step 6:

Once done, let it cool for 1 hour at room temperature, then place the baking pan inside the fridge for about 3 to 4 hours. Slice in 9 equal squares, then dust with powdered sweetener if desired.


5-Ingredient Healthy Lemon Bars

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