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Easy Key Lime Bars

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These Key Lime Bars are a variation on traditional lemon bars and have the perfect amount of tart and sweet. They are SO good! The tender cookie base holds a puckery lime filling that gets a little extra kick from grated lime zest. You can use fresh limes or  bottled key-lime juice.

Key Lime Bars

 These dessert bars need nothing more than a dusting of confectioners’ sugar, and they make the perfect dessert for barbecues, picnics, and summer parties!

These easy Key Lime Bars are so delicious and the perfect dessert for Summer!

Key Lime Bars

Ingredients
  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  •  2 C sugar
  • 2 tsp Key Lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 C lime juice
  • 1/4 C flour


Easy Key Lime Bars

Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spay your 9×11 baking dish with cooking spray.  In a large bowl, combine the 2 C of flour, 1/2 C powder sugar and salt.  Using a pastry cutter or fork, cut in the butter until the crust mixture looks like crumbs.  Pour the crust into the pan and pat evenly into the dish.
Bake the crust for 10 minutes.  While the crust is baking make the filling.
In another large bowl, whisk together the eggs, lime juice, 1/4 C flour, 2 C sugar, 2 tsp key lime zest, baking powder.  Whisk until fully incorporated. Pour mixture onto the crust and return to oven and bake for 25 minutes or until set. Once the bars are cooled sprinkle with powder sugar and cut into squares.
Top with key lime slices and enjoy!

Key Lime Dessert

Key Lime Bars

Published By Jill
These easy Key Lime Bars are so delicious with the perfect amount of tart and sweet. The ideal dessert for barbecues, picnics, and summer parties!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 bars
Calories 392 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 C flour
  • 1/2 C powder sugar
  • 1 C unsalted sweet cream butter softened
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 C sugar
  • 2 tsp Key Lime zest
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/3 C lime juice
  • 1/4 C flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and spay your 9x11 baking dish with pam spray
  • In a large bowl, combine the 2 C of flour, 1/2 C powder sugar and salt
  • Using a pastry cutter or fork, cut in the butter until the crust mixture looks like crumbs
  • Pour the crust into the pan and pat evenly into the dish
  • Bake the crust for 10 minutes
  • While the crust is baking make the filling
  • In another large bowl, whisk together the eggs, lime juice, 1/4 C flour, 2 C sugar, 2 tsp key lime zest, baking powder
  • Whisk until fully incorporated
  • Pour mixture onto the crust and return to oven and bake for 25 minutes or until set
  • Once the bars are cooled sprinkle with powder sugar and cut into squares
  • Top with key lime slices and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 392kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 4gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 95mgSodium: 121mgPotassium: 76mgFiber: 1gSugar: 38gVitamin A: 550IUVitamin C: 2.1mgCalcium: 26mgIron: 1.4mg
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This was my 1st time making anything key lime OR eating anything key lime., next time I best not wait so long.,these are THE BOMB!!! Thank You sooooo much !!! Perfect!!5 stars

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