Creamy Lime Squares

Cool lime gives a citrus tang to an easy dessert bar.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

2
cups all-purpose flour
1/2
cup powdered sugar
1
cup cold butter or margarine
3/4
cup frozen (thawed) limeade concentrate (from 12-oz can)
2
containers (6 oz each) Yoplait® Thick & Creamy Key lime pie yogurt
1
box (4-serving size) French vanilla instant pudding and pie filling mix
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed
1
to 4 drops green food color
Extra whipped topping, if desired
Lime slices, if desired
Fresh mint leaves, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix flour and powdered sugar. With pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture looks like fine crumbs. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press mixture evenly. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 40 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix limeade and yogurt with wire whisk until blended. Beat in pudding mix until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken. Stir lime peel into yogurt mixture. Gently stir in whipped topping and food color until desired green color.
  • 3 Pour yogurt mixture over cooled crust; spread evenly. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
  • 4 For squares, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Serve each square topped with extra whipped topping, lime slice and mint leaf.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix flour and powdered sugar. With pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture looks like fine crumbs. In bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan, press mixture evenly. Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely, about 40 minutes.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix limeade and yogurt with wire whisk until blended. Beat in pudding mix until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes to thicken. Stir lime peel into yogurt mixture. Gently stir in whipped topping and food color until desired green color.
  • 3 Pour yogurt mixture over cooled crust; spread evenly. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.
  • 4 For squares, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Serve each square topped with extra whipped topping, lime slice and mint leaf.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

This is a great recipe to make the night before an event, since it needs to be refrigerated at least two hours.

If you don't have a pastry blender, you can cut the butter into the flour and sugar mixture by pulling two table knives through the mixture in opposite directions.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
90),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
10%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
125mg
125%;
Total Carbohydrate
25g
25%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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