Lime Coconut Squares

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  • ½ cup butter, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime rind
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup toasted coconut
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar


Preheat oven to 350 F.

Grease an 8-inch square pan and line the base with parchment paper. Cream together butter, icing sugar, flour and salt in a bowl until blended. Pat into pan. Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastry is a creamy colour.

Beat together eggs, granulated sugar, flour, lime rind and juice in a bowl until well combined. Stir in coconut. Pour topping mixture over pre-baked base. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until set. Sift liberally with icing sugar while still warm. Cool in pan. Cut in squares or rectangles.