Key Lime Bars with Macadamia Crust

Key Lime Bars with Macadamia Crust

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    cups all-purpose flour

  • ½

    cup firmly packed light brown sugar

  • cup chopped macadamias

  • 6

    tablespoons butter, cubed

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • ¾

    cup sugar

  • ½

    cup Key lime juice

  • 1

    envelope unflavored gelatin

  • 2

    tablespoons Key lime juice

  • 1

    (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1

    teaspoon grated lime rind

  • cups whipping cream,whipped

  • Garnish: grated lime rind

Directions

Preparation Process flour and next 4 ingredients in a food processor until finely ground. Press mixture into a greased aluminum foil-lined 13- x 9-inch pan. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack. Heat 3/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup lime juice over low heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and set aside. Sprinkle gelatin over 2 tablespoons lime juice in a medium bowl; stir gelatin mixture, and let stand 3 to 5 minutes. Add hot mixture, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Whisk in sweetened condensed milk and grated lime rind. Place bowl in a larger bowl filled with ice; whisk mixture 10 minutes or until partially set. Fold in whipped cream. Pour evenly over prepared crust; cover and chill 8 hours. Cut into diamond shapes. Garnish, if desired.


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