No Bake Lemon Coconut Bars (vegan, gluten-free)

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It is not very often that I get this excited about one of my recipes! This gluten-free Lemon Coconut Bar is delightfully zesty, refreshingly cold and tastes almost like coconut ice cream. If you don’t feel like baking, try this No Bake Lemon Coconut Bar recipe.


lemon coconut bar gluten free vegan


This gluten-free vegan dessert is sure to be a hit with everyone! Need more no bake desserts? Check out this Gluten-Free No Bake Cashew Butter Tart with Pineapples. or Gluten-Free No Bake Raspberry Chocolate Tart


  • 3/4 cup certified gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cashew or almond butter
  • 3 Tbsp. dairy-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut flakes plus some for topping
  • 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 large lemon (1 Tbsp.)
  • Note: you can substitute certified GF oat flour for rolled oats
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  • BASE
  • Place rolled oats into a food processor and process until a flour texture forms, or use oat flour
  • Add almond flour, cashew/almond butter, condensed milk and vanilla. Blend until everything comes together, scraping sides as needed
  • Press dough evenly onto the bottom of an 8x8-inch pan lined with parchment paper and place in the freezer while you prepare the cream layer
  • In a medium bowl mix everything together until blended. Pour over the base and sprinkle with shredded coconut. Freeze for a minimum of 3 hours
  • Cut into 12 bars and serve frozen, enjoy!
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