Lime Bars with Shortbread Cookie Crust

By by All-Clad
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Lime Bars with Shortbread Cookie Crust
Serves
Makes 16 servings
Ingredients
  • Shortbread Cookie Crust :
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened, cut into pieces
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. Kosher salt

  • Lime Cream:
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, softened, cut into pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly grated lime zest (1 large lime)
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt


Procedure
This recipe was designed for the All-Clad Prep & Cook.

Preheat oven to 350°F

Place sugar, butter and vanilla in the bowl fitted with the kneading/crushing blade. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl at 30 seconds and at the end of 1 minute. Add flour, cornstarch and salt. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute or until crumbles form. Pat dough into 8- x 8-inch baking pan. Poke crust several times with a fork. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool completely.

For the lime cream, place sugar, butter and lime zest in the bowl fitted with the kneading/crushing blade. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl at 30 seconds and at the end of 1 minute. Add the egg and egg yolk. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl at 30 seconds and at the end of 1 minute. Replace the kneading / crushing blade with the mixer. Add the lime juice and salt. Launch the Sauce program at speed 3 at 210°F for 5 minutes until the cream thickens and comes to boil. Cool completely.

Pour lime cream over shortbread crust and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.

Lime Bars with Shortbread Cookie Crust

By by All-Clad
Serves
Makes 16 servings
Ingredients
  • Shortbread Cookie Crust :
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened, cut into pieces
  • ½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • ¼ tsp. Kosher salt

  • Lime Cream:
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup butter, softened, cut into pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. freshly grated lime zest (1 large lime)
  • 1 egg plus 1 egg yolk
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ tsp. Kosher salt


Procedure
This recipe was designed for the All-Clad Prep & Cook.

Preheat oven to 350°F

Place sugar, butter and vanilla in the bowl fitted with the kneading/crushing blade. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl at 30 seconds and at the end of 1 minute. Add flour, cornstarch and salt. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute or until crumbles form. Pat dough into 8- x 8-inch baking pan. Poke crust several times with a fork. Bake for 20-22 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool completely.

For the lime cream, place sugar, butter and lime zest in the bowl fitted with the kneading/crushing blade. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl at 30 seconds and at the end of 1 minute. Add the egg and egg yolk. Mix at speed 8 for 1 minute scraping the sides and bottom of the bowl at 30 seconds and at the end of 1 minute. Replace the kneading / crushing blade with the mixer. Add the lime juice and salt. Launch the Sauce program at speed 3 at 210°F for 5 minutes until the cream thickens and comes to boil. Cool completely.

Pour lime cream over shortbread crust and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.