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- 2 cups almond flour
- 3 Tbsp cocoa powder
- 3 Tbsp equivalent sweetener (I used Swerve)
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- pinch of salt
- 4 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
- 1 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 cup "Cream Cheese" (recipe below)
- 1/4 -1/3 cup equivalent sweetener (sweeten to taste--I used Swerve Confectioners Style or use honey for paleo)
- 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
- 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/4 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- Preheat oven to 300 F.
- Combine the dry ingredients for the crust.
- Add the coconut oil and stir to combine.
- Press the crust into a 9" x 9" square baking dish.
- Bake for 12-15 minutes or until browned. Allow to cool.
- Using an electric mixture, blend all of the ingredients for filling.
- Pour the filling over the cooled crust.
- Refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until the filling sets.
Net Carb Count*: Low Carb Pumpkin Bars: 2.65 net carbs per bar (yields 20 bars) *Note carb counts are estimated based on the products I used. Check nutrition labels for accurate carb counts and gluten information.
- 2 cups blanched almonds (see how to blanch almonds)
- 2/3 cup water
- 3 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
- Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Yields about 2 cups.
Adapted from Healthy Living How To
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