• Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 35 mins
  • Serves: 4 dozen

Gimlet Bars

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 Ingredients List

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup gin
  • 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 drop green food coloring, optional
  • GLAZE:
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons gin
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest


Preheat oven to 350°. Whisk flour, confectioners' sugar and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto bottom of a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
For filling, whisk the first seven ingredients and, if desired, food coloring; spread over crust. Bake until filling is set, about 25 minutes. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack.
For glaze, whisk all ingredients until smooth; spread evenly over cooled bars. Let glaze set before serving.

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