Raw Lemon Squares with Coconut and Cashews

"Raw Lemon bars (vegan, gluten-free & refined sugar-free) Healthy lemon bars made with fresh lemon juice, gluten-free oat flour, cashews and organic coconut butter. Love this coconut butter, it gives the rich and wonderful texture to bars. So so delicious! I hope you enjoy this recipe and will give it a try."
-- @nm_meiyee

Recipe Intro From nm_meiyee

Celebrate winter citrus with these no-bake lemon squares. With coconut, cashews and maple syrup, these sweet treats are a nutritious take on the classic. 

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Prep time 4hrs 30mins

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  • For the base:
  • 1 1/4 cups gluten free oat flour
  • 12 dates
  • 3 tablespoon coconut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla bean extract 
  • For the filling:
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup 
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked 
  • 1/4 cup coconut butter
  • 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk 
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric


  • Step 1

    Line a 8x8 pan with parchment, allow some parchment paper to hang over the sides. 

  • Step 2

    Process dates, coconut butter, oat flour and vanilla in a food processor until a sticky dough is formed. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and smooth with the back of a spoon.

  • Step 3

    Place the pan in the freezer while work with the filling. 

  • Step 4

    In a food processor, add all filling ingredients, process until smooth. Pour the filling over the base mixture. Place tart in the freezer for 4 hours to set.