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Kiwifruit Squares

A shortbread crust holds a flavorful kiwifruit custard filling. If you like the traditional lemon bars, you will love these!


  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 California kiwifruit, pared and purėed
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

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  1. Combine flour and 1/4 cup powdered sugar; cut butter into flour mixture until mixture looks like cornmeal.
  2. Pat into 9-inch square pan.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes.
  4. Combine sugar, kiwifruit, eggs, lime juice, lime peel and baking powder; pour over baked crust.
  5. Return to oven. Bake for 25 more minutes.
  6. Cool; sprinkle with remaining powdered sugar.
  7. Cut into 16 squares.

Recipe credit: California Kiwifruit Commission