Lime Bars

Recipe courtesy of All Recipes

Ingredients:

crust:

2 cups flour

1/2 cup powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup butter

filling:

4 eggs

1/3 cup fresh lime juice

1/4 cup flour

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup baking powder

glaze:

1 cup powdered sugar

2 Tablespoons lime juice

1 teaspoon lime zest

DSC01538Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease or spray a 12×15 baking sheet with sides.  MIx together flour, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and salt in a mixing bowl.  Cut in the butter and blend together until dough is crumbly.  Press into the baking sheet and bake 10 minutes.

DSC01539Blend together ingredients for the filling: eggs, flour, sugar,  lime juice and baking powder.

DSC01540Pour filling onto baked crust.  Place back in the oven and bake 25 minutes.  Cool

In a small bowl mix together glaze: powdered sugar, lime juice and zest.  If the glaze is too thick, add a couple of drops of water.

DSC01541Spread glaze over the cooled bars.  Cut into squares and serve.

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease or spray a 12×15 baking sheet with sides.

Mix 2 cups flour, powdered sugar and salt in a bowl.  Cut in butter and blend with a pastry cutter or food processor until dough is crumbly.  Pat dough into the baking sheet.  Place in the oven to bake 10 minutes.

Mix together ingredients for filling: eggs, lime juice, flour, sugar and baking powder.  Pour on to baked crust.  Bake in the oven 25 minutes.  Remove and cool completely.

Mix together glaze: powdered sugar, lime juice and zest.  If it is too stiff, add a few drops of water.  Spread onto cooled lime bars.  Cut into squares and serve.

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Heath Bar Pecan Shortbread Cookies

This is a variation on a shortbread recipe we have done before.  It is all done in a food processor. Super easy!

Ingredients:

2 cups of flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 cup butter, room temperature

1 cup Heath Bar Chips

1/2 cup chopped pecans

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Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place flour and salt in a food processor.  Pulse briefly until mixed.

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Add powdered sugar, vanilla and butter.  Pulse until dough forms.

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Mix in Heath Bar Chips and pecans

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Place dough in plastic wrap forming a log.  Chill in the refrigerator 1/2 hour.

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Slice cookies about 1/3 inch wide and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.  Bake 12 minutes.

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Cool cookies 5 minutes on the baking sheet before transferring to the cooling rack.

Enjoy!