Coconut - Lime Squares

Recipe by evelynathens
READY IN: 1hr
YIELD: 16 squares
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust: Preheat oven to 325F.
  • Butter and flour an 8-inch square baking pan, knocking out excess flour.
  • Blend together with fingertips flour, butter, coconut, confectioners’ sugar and salt until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Pat mixture into prepared pan and bake in middle of oven 25-30 minutes, or until golden-brown.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  • Make filling: Whisk together eggs and sugar until combined well and stir in flour, lime juice and zest.
  • Pour filling mixture over crust and bake in middle of oven for 20 minutes.
  • Top custard with coconut garnish and bake 5-10 minutes longer, or until just set.
  • Cool on rack and chill 1 hour.
  • Cut into 16, 2-inch squares.
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