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Lime Cooler Bars

 Lime Cooler Bars
From Ottawa, Kansas, Dorothy Anderson shares a family favorite that's guaranteed to get thumbs-up approval from your gang, too. Lime juice puts a tangy twist on these tantalizing bars, offering a burst of citrus flavor in every mouthwatering bite.—Dorothy Anderson, Ottawa, Kansas
36 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Additional confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine 2 cups flour and confectioners' sugar; cut
  • in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Pat into a greased
  • 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until
  • lightly browned.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, lime juice and peel until
  • frothy. Combine the baking powder and remaining flour; whisk in egg
  • mixture. Pour over hot crust.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool on a wire
  • rack. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Cut into squares. Yield: 3
  • dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 123 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 51 mg sodium,

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Nutritional Facts: 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.