Bea's Key Lime Bars

Marissa Greathouse-Caraballo

By
@sweetandsassy

One of my favorite my mother would conjure up in the kitchen for us on a warm day.


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Serves:

3 Doen

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

35 Min

Ingredients

1 1/4 c
all purpose flour
30
vanilla wafers cookies, broken in pieces
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/2 c
pecans, in pieces
3/4 c
cold butter, cubed

CREAM CHEESE LAYER

1 pkg
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
2% milk
1 tsp
vanilla extract

KEY LIME LAYER

1 1/2 c
sugar
1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 1/4
eggs
1/2 c
key lime juice
1/2 tsp
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a food processor, combine flour, wafers, sugar and pecans; cover and process until pecans are fine texture. Add the butter and then cover and pulse until crumbly.
2
Press into an ungreased 13-inch by 9 in baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-18 min or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
3
In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, milk, and vanilla until blended; spread over crust to edges of pan. In another small bowl, combine sugar and flour; whisk in eggs and lime juice. Gently pour over cream cheese layer.
4
Bake for 20-25 min. or until filling is set. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled. Cut into bars. Before serving, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lime, #bars