Lynn demonstrates Key Lime Bars. These are very easy to make and delicious for a dessert or snack. Adapted from Publix. Makes 16
Preheat oven to 325°. Spray a 9" square baking pan with cooking spray and set aside.
Melt butter; set aside to cool slightly.
Zest/grate lime peel to get approximately 1 Tablespoon. Separate eggs, keeping just the yolks. Whisk egg yolks and zest 1-2 minutes or until pale in color and slightly thickened. Whisk in condensed milk and Key lime juice; set aside. Set topping out to thaw.
Place cookies in food processor bowl; process until crumbs are fine. Place crumbs in medium bowl (reserving 2 Tablespoons for garnish), stir in butter and sugar. Press mixture into bottom and slightly up sides of 9" prepared baking dish.
Pour lime juice mixture in dish. Bake 20-25 minutes or until filling is set and light golden. Cool completely in pan (or chill 1 hour) before cutting. Top with whipped topping; sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Serve.
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Lynn's Recipes | December 2015