Key Lime Bars

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Catherine Cappiello Pappas

By
@LadyGourmet

To make this recipe completely no-bake, mix 1½ cups crushed graham crackers, a tablespoons of sugar with 4-5 tablespoons melted butter. Press to the bottom of your pie dish and proceed with the rest of the recipe as directed.

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Serves:
9
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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    crust:
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    ½ cup all-purpose flour
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    ½ cup (about 3 sleeves) graham crackers, crushed
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    ½ cup rolled oats
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    4 tablespoons butter, chilled
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    key lime filling:
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    1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
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    ½ cup fresh lime juice
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    zest of 1 lime
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    2 cups whipping cream
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    1 teaspoon sugar
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    shredded coconut for garnish

How to Make Key Lime Bars

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  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
    In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients for the crust. Mix with a fork or pastry blender. Press to the bottom of a greased 9-inch square baking dish.
    Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely.
    In a medium bowl, mix condensed milk, lime juice and zest; set aside.
    In the bowl of your stand mixer with whisk attachment, beat 2 cups whipping cream on high speed with a teaspoon of sugar until stiff.
    Fold the whipped cream into the lime mixture. Pour over crust, and sprinkle with shredded coconut if desired. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

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About Key Lime Bars

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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