Keto Lemon Cheesecake Bars

You will love these Keto Lemon Cheesecake Bars! With three layers including a sweet shortbread crust, lemon cheesecake and a smooth lemon bar layer these are the ultimate citrus dessert!

Duration:

Prep time: 20 MINUTES
Cook time: 25 MINUTES
Total time: 45 MINUTES
yield: 12

Ingredients

Shortbread Crust

  • 5 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners sweetener*

Lemon Cheesecake Layer

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/3 cup confectioners sweetener*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest

Lemon Bar Layer

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon zest
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sweetener*
  • 1/3 cup coconut flour

Instructions

    1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees
    2. Line an 8×8 pan with aluminum foil so the bars are easier to remove.
    3. Combine the crust ingredients together and press into the bottom of the pan. Pre-bake 7 minutes until set and very lightly brown. COOL COMPLETELY before adding the next layer.
    4. While the crust cools combine all of the lemon cheesecake layer ingredients in a blender or stand mixer. Blend until completely smooth.
    5. Spread the cheesecake layer evenly on the COOL crust.
    6. Lastly, in a blender or mixer combine all of the lemon bar layer ingredients and blend until smooth.
    7. Chill the mixture 10 minutes.
    8. Pour evenly over the top of the cheesecake layer.
    9. Bake 20-25 minutes until set

Notes

*Confectioners Swerve or Monkfruit work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

Serving size : 1 bar | Calories: 201 | Carbohydrates: 5.3g | Net Carbohydrates: 3.8g | Protein: 5.3g | Fat: 14.9g  | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 123mg  | Sugar: 1.9g | Fiber: 1.5g
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