Lime Squares with Pistachio Graham-Cracker Crust

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Makes 16
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Ingredients
For the Crust
4 tbsp (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for pan
2/3 c shelled pistachios
1 c (4 oz) graham-cracker crumbs
1/4 c sugar
1 tbsp grated lime zest
For the Filling
2 large egg yolks
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 c fresh lime juice
 
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Brush an 8-inch square baking dish with melted butter. Line bottom with parchment paper, leaving a 2-inch overhang on two sides.
2. In a food processor, finely grind pistachios with graham-cracker crumbs, sugar, and zest. Blend in butter. Press mixture into bottom and 1 inch up sides of prepared pan. Bake until lightly browned, 8 to 12 minutes. Cool crust, 30 minutes.
3. To make the filling: In a large bowl, whisk together egg yolks and condensed milk. Add lime juice; whisk until smooth. Pour filling into cooled crust; carefully spread to edges.
4. Bake until set, about 15 minutes. Cool in pan on rack; then chill at least 1 hour before serving. Using parchment paper overhang, lift out of pan, and transfer to a cutting board. With a serrated knife, cut into 16 squares, wiping knife with a damp kitchen towel between each cut. To store in refrigerator, cover with plastic wrap.
 




Tiffany K

Member since Sep 2007

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