Meyer Lemon Lime Bars

Karla Everett

By
@Karla59

I got this recipe sometime back but haven't had a chance to make them but they look delicious.

**Adapted from Ina Garten and Girlchef**

***untried recipe***

Borrowed picture from the net.


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Serves:
24 squares
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST :

3/4 lb
unsalted butter ; at room temperature
3/4 c
granulated sugar
3 c
flour
1/4 tsp
kosher salt

FOR THE FILLING :

6 large
eggs ; room temperature
3 c
granulated sugar
1 Tbsp
finely grated meyer lemon zest
1 Tbsp
finely grated lime zest
1 c
freshly squeezed lemon/lime juice (use 6 small meyer lemons and 2 limes)
1 c
flour
confectioners' sugar for dusting

Step-By-Step

1Butter a 9x12x2" baking pan , then line the bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper.
(This is optional but will make removing the bars from the pan much simpler.)

2FOR THE CRUST : Cream the butter and sugar until light in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment

3Combine the flour and salt and , with the mixer on low , add to the butter mixture until just mixed.

4Dump the dough onto a well-floured board and gather into a ball. Flatten the dough with floured hands and press it into the bottom of prepared pan.

5Chill the pan while oven preheats to 350°F

6Bake the crust for 15-20 minutes , until very light browned. Let cool on a wire rack ; leave the oven on.

7FOR THE FILLING : Whisk together the eggs , sugar , lemon and lime zest , lemon and lime juice , and flour.

8Pour over the crust and bake for 35-45 minutes , until set.

9Let cool to room temperature. Cut into squares or triangles and dust with confectioners' sugar.

10Store any left overs in a covered container in the refrigerator.

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