Pistachio-Lime Ice Cream Squares

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  • 35 min prep time
  • 7 hr 35 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 16 servings

Ingredients

Lime Swirl

1/2
cup sugar
2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/4
cup lime juice
2
eggs, beaten
1
egg yolk, beaten
3
to 4 drops green food color, if desired

Crust and Filling

3/4
cup butter or margarine
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour
1/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup chopped shelled pistachios
1/2
gallon (8 cups) vanilla ice cream, softened

Directions

  1. 1 In small non-aluminum saucepan, mix 1/2 cup sugar, lime peel, lime juice, eggs and egg yolk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens. Stir in food color. Cover; refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.
  2. 2 Melt margarine in large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in flour, 1/3 cup sugar and pistachios. Cook and stir 5 to 7 minutes or until mixture is golden brown and crumbly. Reserve 1/2 cup crumbs for topping. With fork, press remaining mixture firmly in bottom of ungreased 13x9-inch pan. Place in freezer for at least 5 minutes to cool.
  3. 3 Spoon and spread half of ice cream over crust. Spread with half of lime mixture. Top with remaining ice cream; spread evenly. Top with remaining lime mixture. With knife, swirl lime mixture gently through ice cream, being careful to not disturb crust. Sprinkle with reserved crumbs. Cover; freeze 6 hours or until firm. Let stand at room temperature for about 10 minutes before serving. Cut into squares.

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