Lime Bars Recipe

Looking for an easy Lime Bars recipe? Learn how to make Lime Bars using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jaminv

Makes 9 servings



Easy lime bars have a custardy topping. These bars are perfect for a tropical touch of summer at any time of the year. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 50 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Lime Bars

1 cup whole wheat flour
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup unsalted margarine
2 eggs
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon grated lime zest
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons whole wheat flour

Recipe Directions for Lime Bars

  1. For the Bottom:

  2. Mix together flour and powdered sugar. Cut in the butter or margarine until crumbly and the mixture clings together. Spread the dough in and 8x8-inch pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned. While the crust is baking prepare the topping layer.

  3. For the Topping:

  4. In a mixing bowl, slightly beat the eggs. Add the lime juice, zest, sugar, flour, and food coloring. Mix well and pour the mixture over the hot baked crust. Bake for 20-25 minutes at 325 degrees. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool and cut into small squares.

  5. Yield: 8 to 12 servings

  6. Note: Recipe can be doubled and made in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish.

Categories

Fruits, Dessert, American

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 67.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
6
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.0g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
0mg
0%
Potassium
2mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
1.3g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Protein
0.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Protein
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • No sodium
  • No sugar
  • High in selenium
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