Gluten Free Chocolate Citrus Bars are a delicious dessert and so moist! I love adding a little citrus to chocolate. It is a great dessert option and I love the walnuts too! A wonderful pairing of orange and chocolate makes for a delicious treat! Gluten Free Chocolate Citrus Bars are so delicious and easy to make.
Gluten Free Chocolate Citrus Bars
- ¾ cup shortening
- 2 cups white sugar
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 5 eggs
- 1 teaspoon orange peel grated
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup coconut flour
- ½ cup almond meal
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ½ cup chopped apricots
- ½ cup chopped walnuts
- 1 ½ cups baking cocoa
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Grease 9x13 baking pan.
- In large mixer bowl, beat shortening, sugars and eggs until light and fluffy. Add orange peel and vanilla; blend well.
- Stir in flours, baking soda and salt.
- Stir in chopped apricots, walnuts, and baking cocoa.
- Spread mixture into greased pan.
- Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Allow to cool, then cut into bars.
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Rachel is the mother of a son with Autism. She and her family began eating a gluten-free, casein-free diet in November 2011. Not long after, she discovered that she too was intolerant of gluten and has happily enjoyed discovering new ways to find delicious ways to enjoy eating a gfcf diet. Please visit her blog to learn more.