Luscious Lime Bars Recipe

Luscious Lime Bar on a white plate

A new twist on an old favorite using lime instead of lemon, these bars are perfect for the spring holidays. Per serving, the lime bars have 32% fewer calories* and 74% less sugar* compared to the full-sugar version. Makes 16 bars.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 120 minutes

Serving size: 1 slice

Calories: 170 Calories



  • ⅔ stick Crisco® Baking Sticks Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening or ⅔ cup Crisco® Butter Flavor All-Vegetable Shortening

  • ⅓ cup Truvia Cane Sugar Blend

  • 1 cup Pillsbury BEST® All-Purpose Flour

  • ½ cup graham cracker crumbs

  • ¼ tsp salt


  • 3 large eggs**

  • ¾ cup Truvia Cane Sugar Blend

  • 1 Tbsp Pillsbury BEST® All-Purpose Flour

  • 1 ½ tsp finely grated lime peel

  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice


  • 1.

    Heat oven to 350° F.

  • 2.

    Beat shortening and Truvia Cane Sugar Blend in a medium-sized bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy.

  • 3.

    Add flour, graham cracker crumbs and salt; beat until dough forms.

  • 4.

    Press into even layer in the bottom of a 9-inch square baking pan.

  • 5.

    Bake 20 minutes. Cool completely on wire rack.

  • 6.

    Whisk eggs until blended.

  • 7.

    Whisk in Truvia Cane Sugar Blend, flour and lime peel until blended. Whisk in lime juice.

  • 8.

    Pour over cool crust.

  • 9.

    Bake 25 minutes or until just set in the center. Cool completely on wire rack. For best results, refrigerate for at least 2 hours prior to serving.

  • 10.

    Refrigerate leftovers.

Optional garnishes: Whipped cream, toasted coconut flakes, fresh raspberries, lime twists (will alter nutritionals).

*Each piece has 170 calories and 7g of sugar per serving as compared to 250 calories and 27g of sugar per serving in the full-sugar version.

** Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.

Nutrition Per Serving

Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 70mg
Total Carbohydrate 21g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 7g
Erythritol 6g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 4% DV
Potassium 0% DV