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creamy lime bars

(49 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Ann Simmons
Lugoff, SC

These creamy lime bars are a refreshing dessert anytime!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

These creamy and sweet lime bars are a lovely choice when you want a refreshing treat. They are like a key lime pie in bar form (and will transport your taste buds to The Keys). The crust is a little salty and sweet. It's the perfect complement to the tart and sweet lime filling. Yum!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(49 ratings)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For creamy lime bars

  • 1 1/2 c
    finely crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 2 can
    Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk (14 oz each)
  • 3 lg
    eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 c
    freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes)
  • 1 tsp
    orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated lime peel
  • powdered sugar
  • Cool Whip
  • lime slices

How To Make creamy lime bars

  • Preheating the oven.
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 13 x 9-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  • Pretzels, granulated sugar, and butter pressed into baking dish.
    Combine pretzels, granulated sugar, and butter in medium bowl; mix well. Press crumb mixture firmly onto bottom of prepared pan.
  • Baking the pretzel crust.
    Bake crust for 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Condensed milk, eggs, lime juice, orange juice, and lime combined in a bowl.
    Mix sweetened condensed milk, eggs, lime juice, orange juice, and lime peel in a large bowl.
  • Mixture poured over crust.
    Pour evenly over crust.
  • Lime bars baking in the oven.
    Bake 25 minutes. Cool and chill.
  • A platter of Creamy Lime Bars.
    May garnish with powdered sugar, whipped topping, and lime slices before serving. Cut into bars.