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key lime pie bars

Recipe by
Vicki Pollitt
Wildwood, FL

Easy summer dessert. Make a day ahead and keep refrigerated until serving if you wish. We love our key lime pie in Florida and these bars are easier than a pie.

yield 16 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For key lime pie bars

  • 1-1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, melted
  • 3 lg
    egg yolks, room temp
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    lime zest (2-3 limes)
  • 1/2 c
    key lime juice (nellie & joe's)

How To Make key lime pie bars

  • 1
    Line 8x8 inch pan with foil and spray with cooking spray. Mix crumbs and butter and spread on bottom of pan, patting down lightly. Bake 10 min. in a 350 degrees oven.
  • 2
    Beat egg yolks in medium bowl with electric mixer. Add sweetened condenced milk and beat together. Drizzle in lime zest, mixing and then add lime juice and beat thoroughly.
  • 3
    Pour into pan over crust. Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees on middle rack. Cool and refrigerate for several hours before lifting out by foil and cutting into 16 squares. Embellish each square with small lime pieces.