You are here: Home » Recipes » Key Lime Squares Key Lime Squares Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 12 servings Prep 20 mins Cook 35 mins Use fresh Key or Persian limes or purchased lime juice in this sweet tastes of the tropics. PrintEmail Ingredients Crust:1/4 cup slivered blanched almonds1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened2 cups all-purpose flour1 tablespoon powdered sugar1/4 teaspoon almond extractKey Lime Filling:5 eggs2 cups granulated sugar1/8 teaspoon salt3/4 cup Key lime juice1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange rind1/4 cup powdered sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 12-by-8-inch baking dish. To prepare crust, chop almonds in a food processor until they resemble fine meal. Combine almonds, butter, flour, powdered sugar and almond extract in a large mixing bowl. Blend well. Scrape mixture into baking dish and pat to a uniform thickness. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven and reduce oven temperature to 325F. To prepare filling, beat eggs. Add granulated sugar, salt, lime juice and orange rind. Mix well. Pour filling over crust and return to oven. Bake 20 to 30 minutes, until filling is set. Remove from oven and let cool. Sift powdered sugar over top and cut into 12 squares. Note: Bottled Key lime juice is available in most large grocery stores. If you can’t find it, feel free to substitute juice from regular (Persian) limes. Recipe adapted with permission from Crazy Sista Cooking by Lucy Anne Buffett (Wimmer Cookbooks, 2007).