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Key Lime Coconut Squares
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup coarsely ground almonds
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 cup Key lime juice
1 teaspoon grated Key lime peel
2 drops green food color
2 (14 ounce) cans sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup flaked coconut
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Combine filling ingredients in large bowl. Set aside. Mixture will thicken slightly.
For crust, combine flour, sugar and almonds in a large bowl.
Cut in the butter until mixture is crumbly.
Pat mixture evenly into an ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.
Bake for about 18 minutes until lightly browned.
Pour filling over crust and sprinkle with coconut.
Continue baking about 15 minutes or until filling is set.
Cool completely before cutting into squares.
Cover and store in refrigerator.
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