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Key Lime Bars

A clear glass tray with Key Lime Cookie Bars. These bars are a fabulous shade of green color. A cookie bar covered with a thin glaze then topped with sparse pieces of lime zest for a little tang to balance the sweet and explosion of flavors.

Cookie Key Lime Dessert Bars

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Key Lime Bars

Key Lime Bars

Have you tried Key Lime Bars?

You’ve probably had many lime bars, cream cheese pie bars and others, but if you like key lime recipes, you really need to try these!

Why:

Because these Key Lime Bars are sure to please when you have a craving for something a little tart, and a little bit of sweet too. 

They make a great dessert because they are soft, moist and you’ll be amazed at how quickly they come together.  See a cake mix is the base!

You’d never guess though with additional fresh ingredients, it’s a real treat!

A glaze is poured over the top making these Key Lime Bars A.M.A.Z.I.N.G  

Now sprinkle a bit of lime zest over the glaze, for a little burst of flavor and they are gourmet. 

These Key Lime Cookie Bars are such a unique and delicious treat, that will be requested time and again. 

If you’re looking for another lime treat, may I suggest another really yummy dessert, this Easy Key Lime Poke Cake

 




Easy Key Lime Cookie Bars

Ingredients:

1 Tbl. softened butter

1 ½ – 2 Tbl. sugar

1 Key Lime cake mix

½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted

2 eggs

2 Tbl. Key lime juice

½ cup powdered sugar

2 tsp. Key lime juice

1-2  tsp. water




Directions:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

With 1 tablespoon of softened butter, evenly coat a 9×13” cake pan.Key Lime Bars Pour in the sugar and tip the pan to evenly distribute the sugar. Key Lime Bars




Key Lime Bars

A clear glass tray with Key Lime Cookie Bars. These bars are a fabulous shade of green color. A cookie bar covered with a thin glaze then topped with sparse pieces of lime zest for a little tang to balance the sweet and explosion of flavors.

In a large bowl combine the cake mix, melted butter, eggs and 2 Tbl. Key lime juice until it is all blended.Key Lime Bars Press the mixture evenly into the cake pan. 

Cookie Key Lime Dessert Bars

Key Lime Bars

A clear glass tray with Key Lime Cookie Bars. These bars are a fabulous shade of green color. A cookie bar covered with a thin glaze then topped with sparse pieces of lime zest for a little tang to balance the sweet and explosion of flavors.

Bake for 18-23 minutes; until the edges are a very light golden brown.

Cookie Key Lime Dessert Bars 




As soon as the bars come out of the oven, prepare the glaze.

In a small bowl combine the powdered sugar, 2 tsp. key lime juice and just enough water to make is spreadableKey Lime Bars

But you don’t want it too thick.Key Lime Bars Pour the glaze over the key lime bars and spread evenly with a spatula.Key Lime Bars

Cookie Key Lime Dessert Bars

Allow the bars to cool completely before cutting.C

Key Lime Bars

A clear glass tray with Key Lime Cookie Bars. These bars are a fabulous shade of green color. A cookie bar covered with a thin glaze then topped with sparse pieces of lime zest for a little tang to balance the sweet and explosion of flavors.

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Store the Key Lime Cookie Bars in an airtight container.

A clear glass tray with Key Lime Cookie Bars. These bars are a fabulous shade of green color. A cookie bar covered with a thin glaze then topped with sparse pieces of lime zest for a little tang to balance the sweet and explosion of flavors.

Dessert Bars

Carrie Groneman’s recipe. Copyright, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014, 2018

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11 Comments

  1. karen says:

    this will be the death of me, but I so have to try these…sighs… thanks for sharing babe

  2. dianeroark says:

    Carrie,

    We think so much a like. I would love these key lime bars and I really like how easy they are to make.

    Thanks for sharing. I pinned them to try soon.
    Blessings,
    Diane Roark

  3. Hi,

    You have a very nice blog; I liked the way you presented it.

    Great looking food and interesting to read. This is the first time i entered your blog so haven´t had the time to go through everything but I’m in love with your blog…

    I also have a blog. I recommend food dishes and talk about the service and ambiance of a Best Restaurants in Pune .

    Regards

  4. shobelyn says:

    Hi, Carrie, thanks for joining the Cunning Ladies’ Friday Party # 1.

  5. Alexis says:

    Mmm!! These look amazing!!! Thanks for linking up with us for What We Eat Wednesdays!! 🙂

    Alexis at Laugh. Eat. Learn.

  6. I can just imagine how good these bars would taste, nice and tangy:) Thanks for sharing at Four Seasons Blog Hop~ Lynn @ Turnips 2 Tangerines

  7. These bars are just what I am craving now that we are heading into springtime! Yum! I am stopping by from #GetHimFed Friday to let you know that your Key Lime Bars will be featured tomorrow. Thanks for linking up and hope to see you back this week!

  8. Jody Cowan says:

    I love key-lime! I’ve been looking for the juice for weeks. Where in the store is it? I’ll come back to get your reply. Thanks! Glad I found this on Tempting Tuesday!
    Momndaughtersavings

  9. Diane Roark says:

    Carrie,

    This would probably be my favorite dessert. I LOVE Key Lime bars. This looks easy and amazing!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Diane Roark

  10. Carrie, you totally found my weakness here, as I love key lime and anything with it for desserts usually are a hit with me. Pinned, tweeted and shared, too. Want to try soon and thank you for sharing these with us today 🙂

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