Cool Lime Squares Recipe

This Cool Lime Squares Recipe makes a refreshing citrus dessert for warm days.

| November 2012

  • Best Of Country Cookies
    “Best of Country Cookies” contains traditional cookie recipes as well as some inventive new favorites.
    Cover Courtesy Reiman Publications
  • Lime Squares
    Use fresh lime juice for best flavor in this Cool Lime Squares Recipe.
    Photo By Fotolia/Chas53

  • Best Of Country Cookies
  • Lime Squares

Tangy lime and sweet powdered sugar create a light, delectable flavor combination in this citrusy dessert. This recipe is excerpted from Best of Country Cookies (Reiman Publications, 1999), a cookbook featuring more than 250 cookie recipes collected from the “Cookie of All Cookies” contest. 

You can purchase this book from the GRIT store: Best of Country Cookies.

More from Best of Country Cookies:

• Five Chip Cookies Recipe 
Frosted Zucchini Cookies Recipe
Big-Batch Butterscotch Cookies Recipe 

Cool Lime Squares Recipe

Submitted by Terry Ann Moore, Oaklyn, New Jersey



Folks always seem to enjoy this variation on the popular lemon bars. Lime juice adds fresh flavor while nuts add some crunch. They’re especially refreshing during the warm summer months.

1 cup butter or margarine, melted
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup ground almonds






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