Growing up, we would usually make (or thaw) a dessert every Sunday. When it was warm enough, we would sit on the driveway and eat it.
It sounds a little weird, but we lived on a dead-end street so there wasn’t a lot of traffic, and our driveway was slanted so it made a good place to sit.
One of my very favorite treats in the summer was the store-bought Edwards Key Lime Pie.
I loved the tart lime flavor with the sweet graham cracker crust! When I came across these Lemon Raspberry Bars in our recipe index last week, I started to play around with the recipe, and these Coconut Lime Bars were born.
They remind me of the Key Lime Pie we used to eat – and they were a definite success. It’s the perfect combo of tart and sweet, and a great treat in the heat of the summer.
could i make this in a 9×13 inch pan?
This recipe is originally made for an 8×8 inch pan. If you are wanting to make this recipe in a 9×13 inch pan, you will need to double the recipe and ingredients.
You will also need to increase the baking time a little bit. I would recommend baking it for 17 minutes, adding the top layer, then baking it for an additional 15 minutes.
I would also check to make sure the center is done, by using a toothpick and making sure it comes out clean.
Related recipe: Love all the lime sweets? Try our copycat cherry limeade recipe – you’ll love it, too!
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