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Vegan Lemon Bars

Updated on September 15, 2014

Looking at this photo for Vegan Lemon Bars and how delicious they look makes me hungry for even just a morsel. I can taste the tartness of the lemon with the pure sweetness of sugar and that crunchy crust underneath it all. A super yummy recipe for when you want something really good.

Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 stick vegan margarine
  • Cooking spray
  • Filling:
  • 3/4 cup firm tofu
  • 1 1/4 cups vegan sugar
  • 1/2 cup of fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbls. cornstarch
  • Powdered sugar for topping

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Instructions

  1. In a large mixer bowl, stir together flour and sugar.
  2. Add margarine and mix until combined.
  3. Press into the bottom and about 1 inch up the sides of a 9 x 9 inch baking pan.
  4. Bake crust for about 15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  5. Spray sides of pan with cooking spray before adding filling.
  6. Meanwhile, beat tofu and gradually add in sugar.
  7. Add remaining ingredients (except for powdered sugar) and mix well.
  8. Pour over crust and return to oven for 35-40 minutes or until filling is set.
  9. Let cool and cut into 12 bars.
  10. Sift powdered sugar over top.

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    • esmonaco profile image

      Eugene Samuel Monaco 3 years ago from Lakewood New York

      Oh you have done it again!!! with your fantastic photo, Can't wait to try this :)

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      Monica Lobenstein 3 years ago from Western Wisconsin

      Lemon bars are one of the few desserts my husband likes. I really may need to give these a shot!

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      Martina 3 years ago from Croatia, Europe

      The photo is awesome! I will try this recipe for sure.

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      Renaissance Woman 3 years ago from Colorado

      That photo is worth a million words. How I love lemon bars. Appreciate the recipe. Thanks!

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      David Stone 3 years ago from New York City

      I love lemon bars, and these look just great. I can just taste them.

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      Peter Badham 3 years ago from England

      So easy and look so lovely and moist. Will certainly be trying these to have with a cup of tea :)

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      Cheryl Fay Mikesell 3 years ago from Ladysmith, WI

      These lemon bars sound good!

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      SteveKaye 3 years ago

      We need a way to download a taste of these wonderful foods.