Lime Bar Recipe


I have a lemon and a lime tree planted in my backyard. I had about 8 limes ready at one time so I went searching for a good recipe so I could use them! Here is everything you need to make lime bars, such a great dessert for Summer!

Lime Bar Recipe


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups white sugar
  • 2 tsp grated lime peel
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 drop green food coloring
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp grated lime peel


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix 2 cups flour, 1/2 cup of confectioners sugar and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter until crust mixture resembles crumbs. Pat the crust evenly into the bottom of a baking dish.
  • Bake crust in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • Whisk eggs, 1/3 cup of lime juice, 1/4 cup of flour, white sugar, 2 teaspoons lime peel, baking powder and food coloring in a bowl. Pour over the crust. 
  • Return baking dish to the oven and bake until the filling is set for about 25 minutes and let it cool. 
  • Whisk 1 1/2 cup confectioners sugar, 1 tablespoon lime juice and 1 tablespoon grated lime peel to make a smooth glaze. Spread evenly over cooled lime bars.


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