This recipe uses a small amount of coconut flour, which is slightly sweet, high in fiber (3 grams per tablespoon), and gluten free. Look for it in health-food stores or order online. You also can substitute an equal amount of gluten-free all-purpose flour.

Elisa Bosley
Recipe by Oxmoor House August 2011

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
16 servings (serving size: 1 bar)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350°.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a bowl. Add butter, oil, and 1 tablespoon water; toss well. Press mixture into bottom of an 8-inch square metal baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 10 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  • Place cottage cheese and next 7 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Add egg substitute, and process until blended. Spread cheese mixture over cooled crust. Bake at 350° for 33 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes on a wire rack. Refrigerate 2 hours or until thoroughly chilled. Top with pineapple and coconut. Cut into 16 bars.

Chef's Notes

Standard lemons work well in this recipe, but Meyer lemons, which have a sweeter flavor, are a delicious substitute if you can find them in good condition. Often, you'll find lemons that are too soft, or dry and shriveled. Avoid these. What you want are plump, shiny-skinned fruits that are firm but not hard and seemingly heavy for their size, which is a good sign that they're full of juice.

Source

Cooking Light Gluten-Free Cookbook

Nutrition Facts

117 calories; fat 4.6g; saturated fat 2.2g; mono fat 1.2g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 4.1g; carbohydrates 15.4g; fiber 0.9g; cholesterol 6mg; iron 0.5mg; sodium 142mg; calcium 27mg.