Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Lime Cooler Bars

    Lime Cooler Bars


    2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided

    1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
    3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
    4 eggs
    2 cups sugar
    1/3 cup lime juice
    1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    Additional confectioners' sugar


    In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
    In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, lime juice and peel until frothy. Combine the baking powder and remaining flour; whisk in egg mixture. Pour over hot crust.
    Bake for 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares. Yield: 3 dozen.
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