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Simple Lime Bars

Simple Lime Bars

Simple Lime Bars with a soft top and a crunchy crust combine for a deliciously refreshing dessert. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword lime
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 people
Calories 263 kcal
Author Kim

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter (slightly softened)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup flour (I use unbleached)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 T flour (I use unbleached)
  • 4 T lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder

Instructions

  1. Mix butter, 1/4 cup sugar and flour together (You can use your hands if it is easier!)

  2. In an ungreased 8 inch pan, press the mixture on the bottom

  3. Bake in a 375* oven for 12 minutes or until lightly browned

  4. Remove from oven and set aside

  5. For the filling, combine the eggs, 3/4 cup sugar, 2 T flour, lime juice and baking powder. Using a hand mixer, mix until well combined

  6. Pour filling over crust. Bake 15-17 minutes or until center is set. Sprinkle top with powder sugar. 

Nutrition Facts
Simple Lime Bars
Amount Per Serving
Calories 263 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 84mg 4%
Potassium 60mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 42g 14%
Sugars 25g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 5.9%
Vitamin C 2.7%
Calcium 1.8%
Iron 6.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.