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[Cookie Elf File #253] Welcome Summer with Easy Key Lime Bars – Just 8 Ingredients
June 26, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! About once a week, The Elf sends you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to save you time, mess, and money so you can bake homemade cookies.

Summer: it’s here! Make White Chocolate Key Lime Calypso Bars and pretend you’re at the beach. Enjoy!

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Feature: Welcome Summer with Key Lime Bars - Just 8 Ingredients

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If you can’t be at the beach, then you can at least taste it – and do it easily! White Chocolate Key Lime Calypso Bars call for just 8 ingredients.

It’s a simple bar cookie recipe with a unique tangy/sweet tropical taste and a soft texture – thanks to the combination of white chocolate, lime, and coconut. The recipe is made even simpler by a base that starts with prepackaged sugar cookie dough. You can substitute the prepackaged version with your favorite sugar cookie dough if you choose.

You know it’s a good one … the bars were a favorite recipe from the iconic Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest #40 in 2002.

Prep time: about 20 minutes
Bake time: 45-50 minutes, divided
Makes about 36 bars

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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