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meyer lemon lime bars

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Karla Everett
Greenacres, WA

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.

(4 ratings)
yield 24 squares
prep time 25 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For meyer lemon lime bars

  • 3/4 lb
    unsalted butter ; at room temperature
  • 3/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 3 c
  • 1/4 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 6 lg
    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
  • confectioners' sugar for dusting

How To Make meyer lemon lime bars

  • 1
    Butter 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.)
  • 2
    FOR THE CRUST : Cream the butter and sugar until light in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment
  • 3
    Combine the flour and salt and , with the mixer on low , add to the butter mixture until just mixed.
  • 4
    Dump 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.
  • 5
    Chill the pan while oven preheats to 350°F
  • 6
    Bake the crust for 15-20 minutes , until very light browned. Let cool on a wire rack ; leave the oven on.
  • 7
    FOR THE FILLING : Whisk together the eggs , sugar , lemon and lime zest , lemon and lime juice , and flour.
  • 8
    Pour over the crust and bake for 35-45 minutes , until set.
  • 9
    Let cool to room temperature. Cut into squares or triangles and dust with confectioners' sugar.
  • 10
    Store any left overs in a covered container in the refrigerator.