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These zesty and sweet lime bars are to die for. They are bursting with a tangy lime taste and pack a punch of tequila flavor.

Margarita Lime Bars


  • Author: Little Sweet Baker
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 16

Description

These zesty and sweet lime bars are to die for. They are bursting with a tangy lime taste and pack a punch of tequila flavor.


Ingredients

  • 1&1/2 cups (175g) honey graham cracker crumbs
  • 6 tbsp (90ml) melted butter
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1&1/2 cups (300g) sugar
  • zest of 1 large lime
  • 1/4 cup (63ml) lime juice (about 1 large lime)
  • 1/4 cup (63ml) tequila (or another 1/4 cup of lime juice)
  • 1/2 cup 63g) all-purpose flour
  • powdered sugar for dusting if making non-alcoholic version

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F. Butter and line a 9×9″ baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the honey graham cracker crumbs with the melted butter. Press onto the prepared baking pan. Bake for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, sugar, zest, lime juice and tequila.
  4. Slowly add in the flour while whisking quickly to prevent lumps.
  5. Pour over hot crust and bake for another 20-25 minutes or until the center is set.
  6. Let cool to room temperature and chill in the fridge for 2 hours. Dust with powdered sugar if needed. Slice and serve.

Notes

Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

  • Category: dessert
  • Method: bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: lime bar recipe, margarita dessert bars, tequila and lime bars

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