Dairy-Free Key Lime Coconut Bars Recipe

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Esther Hernandez Modified: March 30, 2022
Dairy-Free Key Lime Coconut Bars Recipe

How To Make Dairy-Free Key Lime Coconut Bars

Filled with creamy and nutty goodness, these delicious dairy-free coconut bars are made of walnuts and shredded coconut topped with tangy key lime juice.

Preparation: 1 day 15 minutes
Cooking:
Freeze Time: 3 hours
Total: 1 day 3 hours 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

For Crust:

  • cupswalnuts,chopped
  • 1cupcoconut,shredded, or coconut flakes
  • 1cupdate,pitted
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • 1splashwater
  • 1pinchsea salt

For Key Lime Layer:

  • cupscashew,raw
  • ½cupkey lime juice
  • ¼cupmaple syrup
  • 2tbspvanilla extract
  • lime zest
  • cupcoconut oil
  • coconut,shredded, or coconut flakes, to garnish

Instructions

  1. The night before you intend to make the key lime bars, place cashews in a bowl of water, and let soak overnight.

  2. Add the walnuts, coconut, dates, vanilla extract, water, and salt to a food processor or blender, and pulse until sticky mounds begin to form.

  3. Press the crust into an 8×8-inch freezer-safe, parchment paper-lined pan.

  4. Drain the cashews well and add to the food processor. Blend until smooth.

  5. Scrape down the sides of the processor, and add the lime juice, maple syrup, vanilla extract, and lime zest.

  6. Blend until smooth, adding the coconut oil halfway.

  7. Spread the mixture on top of the crust and garnish with more lime zest and coconut.

  8. Cover with foil and freeze for 3 hours, or until set.

  9. Remove from the freezer, slice, and serve.

  10. Enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 227.25kcal
  • Fat: 15.12g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.97g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.05g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.82g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.47g
  • Fiber: 2.10g
  • Sugar: 14.17g
  • Protein: 4.10g
  • Sodium: 11.77mg
  • Calcium: 23.64mg
  • Potassium: 269.34mg
  • Iron: 1.59mg
  • Vitamin A: 1.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.54mg
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