Streusel-Topped Key Lime Squares

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Vino Girl

From Cooking Light (June 2005).

Top Review by jane49423

Had some key lime juice to use up and this worked well. We froze several and they are good that way also.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. CRUST:.
  3. Place first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; beat with a mixer at medium speed until creamy (about 2 minutes).
  4. Gradually add 1 cup flour to butter mixture, beating at low speed until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  5. Gently press two-thirds of mixture (about 1 1/3 cups) into bottom of an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray; set remaining 2/3 cup flour mixture aside.
  6. Bake for 12 minutes or until just beginning to brown.
  7. FILLING:.
  8. Combine 2/3 cup sugar, 3 tablespoons flour, baking powder, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk.
  9. Add lime juice and eggs, stirring with a whisk until smooth.
  10. Pour mixture over crust.
  11. Bake for 12 minutes.
  12. Remove pan from oven (do not turn oven off); sprinkle remaining 2/3 cup flour mixture evenly over egg mixture.
  13. Bake an additional 8 to 10 minutes or until set.
  14. Remove from oven; cool in pan on a wire rack.
  15. Sprinkle evenly with powdered sugar.

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