Friday, July 24, 2009
Mojito Bars--Better than your average Lemon Bar!
3/4 cup Butter
1/3 cup Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 cups Flour
Zest of 1 Lime
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, sugar, and zest. Cut in butter like making pie crust dough. Press into 9 x 13 inch pan and bake for 15 minutes.
1 1/2 cups Sugar
5 tablespoons flour
1/3 cup Lime juice (about 3 limes)
Zest of 2 Limes
1 teaspoon Mint, finely chopped
2 oz. White Rum or 2 teaspoons Rum Extract
Whisk all ingredients together until smooth. Pour into partially baked crust. Bake 16-18 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cool and cut into bars.