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Key Lime Bars

Recipe for Key Lime Bars - Classic Key lime pie taste in a bar! These easy-bake citrus bars are a refreshing treat for everyday or on any dessert buffet.

Recipe for Key Lime Bars – Classic Key lime pie taste in a bar! These easy-bake citrus bars are a refreshing treat for everyday or on any dessert buffet.

Key Lime Bars
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Ingredients
    Crust:
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup (about 3 sleeves) graham crackers, crushed
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 4 tablespoons butter, chilled
    Key Lime Filling:
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup fresh lime juice
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Shredded coconut for garnish
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients for the crust. Mix with a fork or pastry blender. Press to the bottom of a greased 9-inch square baking dish.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool completely.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix condensed milk, lime juice and zest; set aside.
  5. In the bowl of your stand mixer with whisk attachment, beat 2 cups whipping cream on high speed with a teaspoon of sugar until stiff.
  6. Fold the whipped cream into the lime mixture. Pour over crust, and sprinkle with shredded coconut if desired. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
Notes

To make this recipe completely no-bake, mix 1½ cups crushed graham crackers, a tablespoons of sugar with 4-5 tablespoons melted butter. Press to the bottom of your pie dish and proceed with the rest of the recipe as directed.

Recipe and Photo: Foodista

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Nutrition Information Compiled From VeryWell.com
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