Key Lime Bars

Key Lime Bars

Looking for an elegant dessert? Then check out these key lime layered bars – a delightful treat.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

4:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

1 1/2
cups graham cracker crumbs
1/3
cup butter or margarine, melted
3
tablespoons sugar
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/4
cup Key lime juice or regular lime juice
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
Additional lime peel, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom and sides of 9-inch square pan with shortening or cooking spray.
  2. In small bowl, mix cracker crumbs, butter and sugar thoroughly with fork. Press evenly in bottom of pan. Refrigerate while preparing cream cheese mixture.
  3. In small bowl, beat cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in condensed milk until smooth. Beat in lime juice and lime peel. Spread over crust.
  4. Bake about 35 minutes or until center is set. Cool 30 minutes. Cover loosely; refrigerate at least 3 hours or until chilled. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Garnish with additional lime peel. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 36 bars

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 45),
  • Total Fat 5g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 70mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 10g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.