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In this tropical version of classic lemon squares, fresh key lime juice is used in place of lemon juice.

Recipe by Coastal Living December 2010

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Credit: Alan Richardson; Styling: Betty Alfenito

Recipe Summary

bake:
45 mins
cool:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs
prep:
15 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Gradually add 2 cups flour and 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Beat just until a smooth dough is formed. Press into a lightly greased, foil-lined 13- x 9-inch baking pan. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

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  • Meanwhile, whisk together eggs, remaining 1/3 cup flour, 1 3/4 cups sugar, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; pour over baked crust. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until set. Let cool completely in pan; chill, if desired. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and cut into bars. Garnish, if desired.

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