Dessert

Lime Macadamia Bars


Lime Macadamia Bars Life of the Party (page 120)

Say “farewell” to summer with this tangy variation on the classic lemon bar.

Ingredients:
 2 cups flour
 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar
 1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
 6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) butter
 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
 4 eggs
 1 1⁄2 cups sugar
 1⁄4 cup flour
 1⁄2 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1. Prepare the ingredients for the crust by chopping the macadamia nuts.

 2. Combine 2 cups flour, brown sugar, macadamia nuts, butter, and salt in a food processor; process until crumbly.

3. Press mixture into the bottom of a lightly greased 9×13 inch-baking pan.

4. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until light brown

5. While the crust is baking, prepare the lime filling.

6. Beat the eggs, sugar, 1⁄4 cup flour, and lime juice in a mixing bowl.

  • Pour over the warm crust.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until the center is set.
  • Cool and dust with confectioners’ sugar. Cut into bars to serve.

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