7 ingredient 30 minute Cranberry Shortbread Bars are topped with walnuts and date caramel for the ultimate healthier guilt free dessert. Vegan, Gluten Free and Refined Sugar Free.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
In a bowl combine maple syrup and coconut oil. Beat until smooth and creamy. Add coconut flour and mix.
Pat the shortbread crust into a rectangular baking dish or pie pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
In a bowl combine walnuts, cranberries and lemon zest and juice.
To make the date caramel - place dates in a high powered blender and process until smooth. Add a bit of water or coconut milk to thin it out a bit and help it blend, as needed.
Allow the shortbread crust to cool. Remove from baking dish. Top with thin layer of date caramel. Top date caramel with the cranberry walnut mix.
Drizzle date caramel on top.