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Tangy and slightly sweet key lime cookie bars

Easy Key Lime Cookie 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.

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Pour in the sugar and tip the pan to evenly distribute the sugar. Key Lime Bars




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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.

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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.

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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 spreadable

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Pour the glaze over the key lime bars and spread evenly with a spatula.Key Lime Bars

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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.

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

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