Let's Have a Fiesta - Cookie Bars

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A nice twist on traditional lemon bars.


★★★★★ 2 votes

approximately 36 bars
20 Min
45 Min


  • BASE:

  • 1 1/4 c
    a. p. flour
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    softened butter, unsalted

  • 4
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    a. p. flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/3 c
    frozen margarita mix, thawed
  • 2 tsp
    lime zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    powdered sugar

How to Make Let's Have a Fiesta - Cookie Bars


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the base layer ingredients and use your mixer or food processor until crumbly. Press mixture into the bottom of an ungreased 13 x 9 inch pan. Bake for 20-25 minutes until light brown.
  2. Beat eggs in a large bowl and add sugar, flour and baking powder - mix well. Add thawed margarita concentrate and lime zest. Mix well.
  3. Pour filling over the warm base and bake an additional 18-22 minutes or until golden brown and filling is set.
  4. Cool bars until completely cooled. Prior to serving, sprinkle the tops of the bars with the tablespoon of powdered sugar. Use a small sieve to ensure even coverage. Cut into bars and enjoy.

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About Let's Have a Fiesta - Cookie Bars

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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