Lemon-Lime Bars

These bars have an irresistible citrus flavor that comes from fresh lime juice and McCormick® Pure Lemon Extract. Bring them to a potluck, picnic, summer barbecue or tailgate.

Serves: 16
15 mins Prep time 45 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
45 mins Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 350°F. For the Crust, mix flour, confectioners' sugar, ginger and salt in large bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resemble coarse crumbs. Pat mixture into greased foil-lined 9-inch square baking pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Remove from oven.

  • For the Filling, mix granulated sugar, flour and baking powder in large bowl. Add lime juice, eggs, lemon extract and food color; whisk until blended. Pour filling over warm baked crust.

  • Bake 20 to 25 minutes longer or until filling is set. Cool in pan on wire rack. Cut into bars.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 162Calories: 162Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 108mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 6gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g