"Put The Lime In The Coconut" Bars

1
Dee Stillwell

By
@LILLYDEE

I tweaked a recipe I had for lemon bars to make one including two of my favorite flavors. I used Key Limes so the hardest part of this recipe is zesting and juicing all the limes. You could use regular limes, if desired. These were a big hit with everyone at my house. Enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 5 votes

Comments:
Serves:
15
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 box
    yellow or french vanilla cake mix
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 - 8oz pkg
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 - 14oz can(s)
    sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/3 c
    freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 c
    coconut, flaked
  • 2 tsp
    lime zest
  • 1 dash(es)
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    whipped cream & extra coconut to garnish, if desired

How to Make "Put The Lime In The Coconut" Bars

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 9"x13" baking pan with Pam. If u wand a thicker bar, use a 7"x11" pan.
    Mix together cake mix, egg and melted butter in a bowl until dough forms. Reserve 1 cup of the mixture and set aside. Press remaining dough into bottom and 1/2 way up sides of prepared pan. Bake for 10-12 minutes until set but not browned. Let cool for 10 minutes while you make the filling.
  2. In a bowl beat together creamed cheese, SC milk, egg, juice, zest & salt until well blended. Stir in coconut. Pour into crust. Break up reseved crust mixture all over the top of filling.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until bars are set and not jiggly. Let bars cool in pan. Dust with powdered sugar. Serve with whipped cream and extra coconut, if desired.

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