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(Secret Ingredient) Vegan Lemon Bars

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 60 minutes
  • Yield: 9 bars

Description

With a crispy oat cracker crust and a luscious veggie-laced lemon filling, these tasty Vegan Lemon Bars are like no citrus dessert you’ve had before!


Ingredients

Oat Cracker Crust*

  • 1 1/2 cup Nairn’s Oat Crackers, ground ((about 18 crackers))
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup

Lemon Cream

  • Cream from a 15oz can of full-fat coconut milk ((chilled overnight))
  • 2 cups cooked cauliflower
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • Zest from one lemon
  • 3 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric ((optional for color))

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375F.
  2. For the crust, grind the crackers in a blender or food processor and slowly drizzle in the maple syrup until you have a sticky crumbly mixture. 
  3. Press into an 8×8″ square pan lined with parchment paper. Set aside.
  4. For the filling, blend all the ingredients on high until smooth and creamy.
  5. Pour on top of the crust.
  6. Bake for 45 minutes at 375F.
  7. Cool then chill overnight.
  8. Slice into squares and enjoy! Keep in the fridge.

Notes

*Alternatively you could use this almond flour crust