Creamy Lime Bars

A cross between lemon bars and Key lime pie, these Creamy Lime Bars are a refreshing, easy-to-bake dessert. Use McCormick® pure lime extract to add citrusy lime flavor.

Creamy Lime Bars


  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/3 cup butter , melted
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tsps McCormick® Pure Lime Extract
  • Confectioners’ sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter in small bowl. Press firmly onto bottom of 9-inch foil-lined square baking pan. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Stir granulated sugar and flour with wire whisk in large bowl until well blended. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour over crust.
  3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely in pan on wire rack.
  4. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Lift out of pan onto cutting board. Cut into bars. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar, if desired. Store leftover bars in refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

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Check out our other Lime Recipes:

Key Lime Cheesecake

Cilantro Lime Chicken