Tequila-Lime-Coconut Macaroon Bars

70 mins (prep 20, cooking 50)
11 ingredients
3 servings
From Southern Living magazine, April 2011. I've not tried this recipe, but it sounds really good. NOTE: This recipe has quite a bit of sugar in it, so for my family, I would personally experiment with it using Splenda to cut the sugar for a diabetic dessert. I would also use gluten-free AP flour.

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Serving Size (259.57 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 930.44 Calories from Fat 7.47
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.83g 3.84%
Saturated Fat 0.13g 1.94%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 286.73mg 35.84%
Total Carbohydrate 223.18g 223.18%
Dietary Fiber 2.25 g 27.02%
Sugars 157.64 g %
Protein 8.65g 51.92%
Vitamin A 16.01IU% Vitamin C 2.85mg%
Calcium 59.25mg% Iron 4.03mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cold butter, large eggs, sweetened flaked coconut, lime zest, fresh lime juice