• Prep

    15 min

  • Total

    2 hr 20 min

  • Servings

    24

Mojito Bars

Enjoy the refreshing taste of the classic Cuban mojito in these delicious dessert bars - the perfect combination of rum, lime and mint.

  • Prep

    15 min

  • Total

    2 hr 20 min

  • Servings

    24

  • Mojito Bars

Enjoy the refreshing taste of the classic Cuban mojito in these delicious dessert bars - the perfect combination of rum, lime and mint.

Ingredients

    • 3tablespoons light rum or 1 1/2 teaspoons rum extract plus 3 tablespoons water
    • 16 fresh mint leaves, chopped
    • 3/4cup butter or margarine, softened
    • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
    • 2cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 1/2cups granulated sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 2teaspoons grated lime peel
    • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice (from 6 limes)
    • 2to 3 drops green food color, if desired
    • 2 tablespoons milk
    • 1tablespoon powdered sugar

Directions

  • 1

    In small bowl, combine rum and chopped mint. Set aside.

  • 2

    Heat oven to 350° F. Lightly spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar together with electric mixer on medium speed. Mix in 1 3/4 cup of the flour on low speed, just until well combined. Press in pan. Bake 22 to 25 minutes or until set and lightly browned.

  • 3

    Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix eggs and sugar, with whisk. Add remaining 1/4 cup flour and salt, mix with whisk until blended. Mix in lime peel, lime juice, food color and milk.

  • 4

    Place strainer over medium bowl; pour rum mixture into strainer. Press mixture with back of spoon through strainer to drain liquid from leaves; discard leaves. Mix strained liquid into egg mixture, with whisk until well combined. Pour over partially baked crust. Bake 25 to 27 minutes longer or until center is set.

  • 5

    Cool completely, about 1 hour. Sprinkle with powdered sugar. For bars, cut into 6 rows by 4 rows. Store bars, tightly covered, in the refrigerator.

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