Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tequila Lemon-Lime Bars

It's Cinco de Mayo!  Can't wait to have a few Margaritas after work tonight?  

you don't have to!! How about Tequila IN A LEMON LIME BAR! 

Yes please!! 

I made these Tequila Lemon Lime Bars today and they are heaven!

Ingredients For Crust:
3/4 cup softened butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

Ingredients for Filling

4 eggs
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup all-purpose four
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup lime juice 
1/3 cup lemon juice
2 drops green food coloring
2 tablespoons milk
3 tablespoons tequila

Additional powdered Sugar For Dusting

-- Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray.
--Prepare the crust: Mix 3/4 cups of room temperature butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar with your Stand Mixer (or hand held electric)  Slowly mix in 1 3/4 cup of flour on low. Press into the bottom of your greased pan. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until set and slightly browned at the edges.

For the Filling:

--Whisk together 4 eggs and 1 1/2 cups of sugar. Add in 1/4 cup flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt and whisk until blended.   Whisk in 2/3 cup lime juice, 2 tablespoons of milk. Stir in tequila and 2 drops of green food coloring.

Once the crust is done:

--Pour the filling over the baked crust and pop it back in the oven for 25 to 27 minutes longer or until center is set.
Be sure to cool your bars completely before sprinkling on a little more powdered sugar on top! Keep them in the fridge until you are ready to serve!  


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