Abigail requested lemon bars for her birthday party this week. We all got to enjoy the treat and help her celebrate turning 9.
This is a delicious recipe without flour and uses maple syrup or honey instead of sugar. They are excellent!
Kathy’s lemon bars
Mix & bake at 350°F for 20 minutes:
1-1/2 Cup ground soaked nuts*
3/4 Cup arrowroot
1/4 Cup maple sugar
1/2 Cup butter
Mix with fork & pour over hot crust:
6+ Tablespoons lemon juice
grated rind of 1 lemon
1/2 Cup honey (or maple syrup)
Bake a second time at 350°F for 20 minutes.
*See “Crispy Nuts” recipe in Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon for more detail.
Kathy adapted this recipe from her grandma’s original.