Coconut Lime Bars

Coconut Lime Bars
Servings: 24 Yield: 24 bars Prep 25 mins Bake 350°F 45 mins to 55 mins

Ingredients

Crust:
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pats
Filling:
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sweetened coconut
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • Powdered sugar

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan with foil extending over short ends. Coat with cooking spray.

Crust:

2. Whirl flour, sugar, salt and butter in processor until combined but still crumbly. Scrape into prepared pan. With floured hands, pat into even layer.

3. Bake in 350 degrees F oven 20 minutes or until edges begin to color. Remove from oven. Leave oven on.

Prepare Filling:

4. Sprinkle half of coconut over base. Cool slightly.

5. In processor, combine granulated sugar, flour, eggs and lime juice. Whirl until blended. Pour in pan. Sprinkle with remaining coconut.

6. Bake in 350 degrees F oven 25 to 30 minutes, until top is set. Cool bar in pan on rack. Refrigerate to chill.

7. Loosen sides of bar. Invert onto rack. Peel off foil. Turn right side up. Dust with sugar. Cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 24; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 218, Fat, total (g): 10, chol. (mg): 56, carb. (g): 31, pro. (g): 2, sodium (mg): 47, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.