Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow. (James 1:17)

Tropical Lime Bars

 

 

Crust Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
½ cup powdered sugar
2 t. grated lime peel
1 cup cold Land O’ Lakes® Butter

Filling Ingredients:

1 ½ cups granulated sugar
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
¼ cup all-purpose flour
4 large eggs, slightly beaten
2 t. grated lime peel
½ t. baking powder
1 drop green food color
¼ cup sliced almonds
2 T. powdered sugar


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine 2 cups flour, ½ cup powdered sugar and 2 t. lime peel in large bowl; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Press onto bottom of ungreased 13” x 9” baking pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Combine all filling ingredients except almonds and powdered sugar in large bowl; mix well. Spread over hot, partially baked crust; sprinkle with almonds. Continue baking for 23 to 28 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely. Sift powdered sugar over cooled bars. Cut into bars. Makes 36 bars.