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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Tequila-Lime-Coconut Macaroon Bars Recipe!

 
Makes 36
 
Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour, divided
2 cups sugar, divided
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
4 large eggs
1 1/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
1 teaspoon lime zest
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
3 tablespoons tequila
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt

GARNISHES

powdered sugar, lime rind curls

Directions:

1 Preheat oven to 350°F Line bottom and sides of a 13 x 9-inch pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil, allowing 2 inches to extend over sides; lightly grease foil.
 
2 Stir together 1 3/4 cups flour and 1/2 cup sugar. Cut in butter with a pastry blender or fork until crumbly. Press mixture onto bottom of prepared pan.
 
3 Bake at 350F for 20 to 23 minutes or until lightly browned.
 
4 Meanwhile, whisk eggs in a medium bowl until smooth; whisk in coconut, lime zest and juice and tequila and remaining 1 1/2 cups sugar. Stir together baking powder, salt and remaining 1/4 cup flour; whisk into egg mixture. Pour over hot crust.
 
5 Bake at 350F for 25 minutes or until filling is set. Let cool 1 hour on a wire rack. Lift from pan, using foil sides as handles,.
 
6 Remove foil, and cut into bars,
 

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