Low Carb Lemon Bars with Tasty Shortbread Crust

These low carb lemon bars sit on top of an irresistible keto shortbread crust that will not disappoint! Perfect for picnics, brunch or an afternoon treat, these lemon filled desserts will be a hit no matter the event! By @cleaneaterr


What You’ll Need For Crust:

-1 package of Keto and Co Shortbread Keto Cookie Mix

-1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened 

-1 large egg, beaten


What You’ll Need For Filling:

-1 cup Wondrose (hydrated with 1/4 cup water) 

-6 tbsp butter, softened 

-1/4 cup cream 

-3 eggs

-2 oz of cream cheese, softened 

-3 tbsp lemon juice

-Zest of one lemon 


Cooking Instructions: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease an 8x8 baking pan lined with parchment paper.
  2. In a medium-large bowl add your egg, and softened butter. Combine gently with your mixer. 
  3. Add in your Keto and Co Shortbread Keto Cookie Mix and combine well.
  4. Press into the bottom of the 8x8 baking dish.  Bake the crust for 10 minutes. 
  5. In a seperate bowl, mix Wondrose and the water together until it makes a slurry. Then add the rest of the filling ingredients and mix until smooth. Pour over the pre-baked crust. 
  6. Bake for 30-35 min or until the filling no longer jiggles if the pan is gently shaken. Cool completely. 
  7. Gently lift the parchment paper to remove the bars from the pan. 
  8. Cut into 12 pieces. Sprinkle with Wondrose Sugar Replacer right before serving if desired. 


Makes 16 lemon squares. Each square has:

Calories: 206

Net carbs: 1.9

Fat: 21g

Protein: 5g

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