Key Lime Bars Recipe

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Key Lime Bars
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  1. MAKE CRUST: Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stir together graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and butter in a small bowl. Press evenly onto bottom of an 8-inch square glass baking dish. Bake until dry and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack. (Leave oven on).
  3. MAKE FILLING: Put egg yolks and lime zest in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment. Mix on high speed until very thick, about 5 minutes. Reduce speed to medium. Add condensed milk in a slow steady stream, mixing constantly. Raise speed to high; mix until thick, about 3 minutes. Reduce speed to low. Add lime juice; mix until just combined.
  4. Spread evenly over crust using a spatula. Bake rotating dish halfway through, until filling is just set, about 10 minutes. let cool completely on a wire rack. Refrigerate at least 4 hours (or overnight),.
  5. Cut into 2-by-2-inch bars. Put cream in the clean bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the clean whisk attachment.
  6. Mix on medium-high speed until stiff peaks form.
  7. Garnish bars with whipped cream and a 1/2 slice of lime.
  8. Ungarnished, bars can be refrigerated in an airtight container up to 3 days.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 478.9 Kcal (2005 kJ)
Calories from fat 200.37 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22.26g 34%
Cholesterol 143.05mg 48%
Sodium 296.26mg 12%
Potassium 230.43mg 5%
Total Carbs 61.56g 21%
Sugars 42.23g 169%
Dietary Fiber 1.37g 5%
Protein 10.02g 20%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 167.7mg 17%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 277.32 Kcal (1161 kJ)
Calories from fat 116.03 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.89g 34%
Cholesterol 82.84mg 48%
Sodium 171.56mg 12%
Potassium 133.44mg 5%
Total Carbs 35.65g 21%
Sugars 24.46g 169%
Dietary Fiber 0.79g 5%
Protein 5.8g 20%
Vitamin C 1.2mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.8mg 8%
Calcium 97.1mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.2
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

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