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Lime Thyme Bars Lime Thyme Bars
“great for diabetics” Prep Time: 10 minutes and 1 ½ hour to rest before cooking Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients Bars 2 sticks  unsalted... Lime Thyme Bars

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“great for diabetics”

Prep Time: 10 minutes and 1 ½ hour to rest before cooking

Cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Bars

  • 2 sticks  unsalted butter  room temperature
  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 tablespoons fresh juice
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Glaze

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

 General

  • Butter, for greasing dish
  • Flour, for dusting dish

 

Preparation

Make sure that the oven rack is in the center of the oven then preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Butter and flour an 8 by 8-inch glass baking dish and set aside.

Bars

  • In a small bowl combine thyme, flour and salt and set aside. With a mixer beat together the butter and powdered sugar on high speed until light and fluffy, about 30 seconds.
  • Beat in the lemon juice and vanilla. Reduce the speed to low and gradually add the flour mixture. Using damp fingers, press the dough into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until golden. Cool for 30 minutes.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk the lime juice and powdered sugar together until smooth.
  • Gently spoon the glaze over the cooled crust.
  • Allow the glaze to harden, at room temperature, for at least 1 hour.
  • With a metal spatula, remove the crust from the pan.
  • Cut into 1 1/2-inch square bars and serve or store for later in an airtight container.

Glaze