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Gluten Free Chocolate Citrus Bars is 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
- 3/4 cup shortening
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 5 eggs
- 1 tsp orange peel grated
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1/2 cup coconut flour
- 1/2 cup almond meal
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 cup chopped apricots
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 1/2 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.
This recipe is inspired by "California Chocolate Bars" in Hershey's Chocolate Lover's Cookbook.