Simple Lime Bars
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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
Author Kim Strawn

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

  • Mix butter, 1/4 cup sugar and flour together (You can use your hands if it is easier!)
  • In an ungreased 8 inch pan, press the mixture on the bottom
  • Bake in a 375* oven for 12 minutes or until lightly browned
  • Remove from oven and set aside
  • 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
  • Pour filling over crust. Bake 15-17 minutes or until center is set. Sprinkle top with powder sugar. 

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 84mg | Potassium: 60mg | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 2.2mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.2mg