Pistachio Lime Squares

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Photo by Hector Manuel Sanchez
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 250 calories
    • Fat 13 g
    • Sat Fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 50 mg
    • Sodium 95 mg
    • Protein 4 g
    • Carbohydrate 31 g
    • Sugar 21 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 32 mg

Heat the oven to 350 F. Make the crust. Combine the flour, confectioners’ sugar, graham crackers, butter, salt, and pistachios in a food processor and pulse to form a crumbly dough. Press the mixture into an 8x8 nonstick baking pan. Bake until golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool.

Meanwhile, make the filling. Whisk together the eggs, sugar, flour, baking powder, lime zest, lime juice, and chopped pistachios in a medium bowl. Pour the mixture over the cooled crust. Return pan to the oven and bake until set, about 20 minutes. Let cool. To serve, cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar.

Ingredients

  1. Check Crust:
  2. Check ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  3. Check ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for dusting
  4. Check 4 squares Graham cracker
  5. Check ½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  6. Check ¼ teaspoon salt
  7. Check cup shelled pistachios
  8. Check Filling:
  9. Check 2 eggs
  10. Check 1 cup granulated sugar
  11. Check 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  12. Check ½ teaspoon baking powder
  13. Check tablespoons lime zest
  14. Check 4 tablespoons lime juice (about 2 limes)
  15. Check cup finely chopped pistachios

Directions

  1. Heat the oven to 350 F. Make the crust. Combine the flour, confectioners’ sugar, graham crackers, butter, salt, and pistachios in a food processor and pulse to form a crumbly dough. Press the mixture into an 8x8 nonstick baking pan. Bake until golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Meanwhile, make the filling. Whisk together the eggs, sugar, flour, baking powder, lime zest, lime juice, and chopped pistachios in a medium bowl. Pour the mixture over the cooled crust. Return pan to the oven and bake until set, about 20 minutes. Let cool. To serve, cut into squares and dust with powdered sugar.