Margarita Olé Bars

Margarita Olé Bars

Get a sassy jolt of lime flavors in these pretty bar cookies with bottled margarita mix.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

36

bars

Base
1 3/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
cup butter, softened
Filling
4
eggs
1 1/2
cups granulated sugar
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/3
cup frozen margarita mix concentrate, thawed
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1
tablespoon powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix base ingredients with electric mixer on low speed until crumbly. With floured fingers, press mixture firmly in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until light golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, beat eggs slightly in large bowl. Mix in granulated sugar, 1/4 cup flour and the baking powder until well blended. Stir in margarita mix and lime peel.
  3. Remove pan from oven. Pour filling over warm base. Bake 18 to 22 minutes longer or until top is golden brown and filling is set. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  4. Just before serving, sprinkle bars with 1 tablespoon powdered sugar. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 bars
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
Use a fine-mesh strainer to evenly sprinkle the powdered sugar over the bars. Be sure to sprinkle on just before serving; powdered sugar is readily absorbed into the surface of the bars.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 35mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 17g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 11g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 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;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.