They look d.e.l.i.c.i.o.u.s. *The parchment paper will allow you to lift the bars out of the pan seamlessly. Beautiful bars! Oh, the key lime bars I will make :) Brilliant recipe, darling. I absolutely LOVE a good dessert recipe that I can always count on to be a crowd-pleaser. I’m salivating!! This sounds fantastic Gerry! These look amazing Gerry! 3/4 Cup of granulated sugar Garnish with thinly sliced limes & freshly grated lime zest. Wow, these really look tasty. In fact, I think it’s better if you have the time to make it the night before. I would love to have my own tree:). Refrigerate until the filling is firm, at least 2 hours. Mojito bars sounds so interesting and perfect for summer! Using the parchment paper overhang, lift the bars out of the pan onto a cutting board. These look amazing!!! Congrats w Top 9 :). I really love the shot of the juiced limes — beautiful! How Kismet I find your blog when I’m randomly searching! Mix on medium speed just until combined. 3 cups Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk, about 2.5 (14 ounce) cans, ⅔ cup freshly squeezed lime juice, about 6-8 limes. Want to know another great thing about this dessert? I just love the color. Even if you have no lemons or limes, just make the biscuit base and be done, It’s buttery glee! Hey Kat! Presidential example indeed. Whisk until completely blended. For the crust The secret to the delicious creamy filling is Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk — and I cannot even begin to describe how easy it is to make! Thank you for sharing this beautiful recipe! The color and flavors sound just right. I thought about making cheesecake or pie, but I have a thing for bars and brownies probably even more than cookies….settle down, I’ll still be eating cookies! *Wait to make the whipped cream topping until just before serving. To make the filling: While the crust is baking, In a medium bowl whisk together eggs and sugar until light and pale, about 8 minutes. Add the flour, salt and mint. Welcome to Foodness Gracious! Wow sometimes I blow my own mind. 1/2 teaspoon of chopped fresh mint, For the lime filling P.S. It gives the filling plenty of time to fully set. Gerry, these bars are stunning, and they look so delicious! Powdered sugar and fresh mint for topping. lol. Lots of limes were used in this experiment and they were all harmed…sorry. The rum didn’t shine through but this is not a post about mistakes or screw ups, no sirree! The key lime filling is so creamy and deliciously tart without being sour. Return to the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, until brown around the edges and set in the middle. These bars are the perfect combination of salty & sweet. If you need to even out the filling, use a small offset spatula to gently do so. Many thanks to Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk for sponsoring this post and for making this a delicious dessert! Despite this though… they taste awesome! Thanks for sharing. I share easy family recipes from healthy salads to sweet desserts and everything in between! Cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar and more chopped mint. Just hold off on making the whipped cream until just before serving! Yummmm….drool..: ). With all the freshness in it – it will be a huge hit! Required fields are marked *. GERRY! We didn’t quite reach our goal, but we’re probably the only people to gain weight on a bike trip. I highly recommend making these bars the day or night before serving, so that they have plenty of time to cool & fully set. With a very sharp knife, cut into 12-16 squares. 6 Tablespoons of flour Wow, I just saw these and yesterday I made lemon bars for a recipe next week and had I seen these, I wish I would have worked lime in, too! Bake the crust for exactly 10 minutes. Add the flour, lime juice, lime zest and green coloring. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat the sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, freshly squeezed lime juice, and salt on medium speed for 4 minutes. Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. I have a Cointreau cake with a Cointreau frosting that I have posted where I kept adding and adding Cointreau and still wasn’t tasting it amply in the frosting. Try serving it alongside a true mojito of the liquid version. Add a dollop of whipped cream on top of each bar. 1/4 Cup of packed brown sugar I bet they were worth juicing all those cute limes too. Beat on low speed until the mixture just comes together. Truly appreciated :). Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Key Lime Pie BARS!!! Hey y'all -- I'm Hayden Jordan, southern girl born and raised in West Texas, currently living in the “Deep South” (aka Mississippi)! Remove the baked base from the oven and immediately pour the filling mix over the hot crust. maybe I should try using my talents for good & not evil once in a while…. Roast Pork Loin with a Raspberry Balsamic Glaze. 1 Drop of green food coloring And brilliant photos! Ahhh, there’s always next time. Recipe adapted from Joy The Baker. Well apart from the size and the color and the texture slightly… lets not get picky here, but this  made me think about how many lemon bar recipes are out there and none of them use condensed milk so why can’t I just switch lemons for limes? I may have gotten a decent buzz of the tastings but never was quite satisfied with the kick in the frosting. The Key Lime Bars look delicious. Preheat the oven to 350F. I love that first picture! I have to say your lemon rosemary bars still have me dreaming. You know…I’ve got a key lime tree in mi yard! Missed those posts…. Designed by Elegant Themes | Powered by WordPress. Turn the mixer up to high and whisk until stiff peaks form when you lift the whisk attachment out of the bowl. Key Lime Pie Bars. I use clips to hold it in place and remove them before baking. That’s a whole lot of lime which super fine by it. I can’t wait to give them a try:) Thanks for a great post and congratulations on Foodbuzz Top 9! absolutely beautiful! Yummmy! I'm sharing all of my favorite Southern recipes -- giving you confidence in the kitchen everyday & for every celebration in life! . I love key limes, but have only had them in a pie…I know a certain someone in my house that would love these. It’s literally FOOLPROOF! Either way sounds delicious! Gerry, these bars look delicious and I love how many limes you harmed in the making of this recipe ;) And it’s a pleasure to see a key lime recipe without sweetened condensed milk. Our goal was to have Key Lime Pie at every meal. I have had similar results on previous lemon/lime bars sometimes due to being a little over baked?? Gerry, these lime bars look heavenly! Once the crust is done baking, remove from the oven and VERY slowly pour the key lime … To store lime bars, place in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days. Yield one 9×13 inch pan, about 12 good sized squares. 2 Sticks of unsalted butter at room temperature Cool completely in the pan. I want to eat a mojito like this! Congratulations on making the foodbuzz Top 9! Wait to make the whipped cream topping until just before serving. Lightly pat the dough evenly on the bottom of a 9×13-inch pan lined with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on two sides. 1 1/2 Cups of sugar Presidential, indeed! NEED TO! Whatever these are, mojito bars or key lime bars, they look awesome. My favorite sweets always have herbs or alcohol added so I guess we are very much on the same page. I will have to try renovating this… about a dozen years ago my brother and I rode our bikes across the Florida Keys. OMG it’s been so long since I’ve seen you at Wild Oats/ Whole Foods. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, combine the cold heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and a pinch of coarse kosher salt. Whisk together on medium speed for 30 seconds. And I just saw the comment above mine… congrats on making Top 9… what an accomplishment!!! Learn how your comment data is processed. Sometimes, the flavor of the alcohol does have a way of disappearing though. It kind of seemed spongey on top. Oh that looks phenomenal! Fall is almost here! In my opinion, there’s nothing like a sweet and tangy key lime pie in the spring! This ended up being a kick ass go to lime bar recipe which I highly recommend you to make. Gerry, these bars look delicious and I love how many limes you harmed in the making of this recipe ;) And it’s a pleasure to see a key lime recipe without sweetened condensed milk. Stop the mixer and scrape the sides of the bowl. I am sucker for anything citrus-y and this looks incredible!! Dump the crust mixture into the prepared pan and use your finger tips to spread it out evenly all over the base of the pan. I’m DEFINITELY trying this out. Perfect in every way. I promise your family & friends will be SUPER impressed, and this will be a recipe that you come back to time & time again. I am sure you are aware, but when I clicked on your name when you left a comment,it took me to a site that is no longer available. That would still work okay Angie, good luck.. oh my those look delicious! Talk about a great dessert for bbq. Thanks so much for the follow on Twitter – I’m a new follower here too!