Lime squares

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup All-purpose flour
½ cup Butter; softened
½ cup Pecans; chopped
¼ cup Sugar
2 \N Eggs
2 tablespoons Lime juice
1 tablespoon Grated lime rind*
1 cup Sugar
2 tablespoons All-purpose flour
½ teaspoon Baking powder
\N \N Powdered sugar (optional)

Combine 1 cup flour, butter, pecans, and ¼ cup sugar; mix until crumbly, using a pastry blender. Press into a greased and floured 12x8-inch baking pan. bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Beat eggs with a fork, adding lime juice, rind, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, and baking powder. pour mixture over crust. Bake an additional 25 minutes. Cool. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired. Yield: about 3½ dozen. *can use 1 to 1 ½ tablespoons grated lime rind.

NOTES : Submitted by Mrs. E. L. McMath, Jacksonville, Florida.

Recipe by: Southern Living 1979 Annual Recipes Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #836 by NGavlak@... on Oct 10, 1997

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