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Wonderful Mojito Bars

Wonderful Mojito Bars

Wonderful Mojito Bars
Wonderful Mojito Bars
Wonderful Mojito Bars
 
Wonderful Mojito Bars
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Ingredients
  • 3 T. light rum
  • 16-20 fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • ¾ c. butter, softened
  • ½ c. powdered sugar
  • 2 c. flour
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 ½ c. sugar
  • ¼ t. salt
  • 1 T. grated lime peel
  • ⅔ c. fresh lime juice, about 6-8 limes
  • 2-3 drops green food coloring, if desired
  • 2 T. milk
  • 1 T. powdered sugar
  • Extra mint leaves, garnish
Instructions
  1. In small bowl, combine rum and chopped mint. Set aside.
  2. Heat oven 350. Spray 13x9” pan with PAM.
  3. In large bowl, mix butter and ½ c. powdered sugar with electric mixer on medium speed.
  4. Mix in 1 ¾ c. flour on low speed, just until combined. Press into pan.
  5. Bake 20-25 minutes or until set and lightly browned.
  6. In large bowl, mix eggs and sugar with a whisk.
  7. Add remaining ¼ c. flour and salt. Whisk to blend.
  8. Mix in lime peel, lime juice, food color and milk.
  9. Place strainer over medium bowl, pour rum mixture into strainer. Press mixture with back of spoon through strainer to drain liquid from leaves. Discard leaves.
  10. Mix strained liquid into egg mixture, with whisk until well combined.
  11. Pour over partially baked crust. Bake 25-27 minutes longer or until center is set.
  12. Cool completely, about 1 hour.
  13. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  14. Cut into bars and store tightly covered in the refrigerator.
 

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