Key Lime Pie

My future son-in-law requested this pie as his birthday dessert this year. I’m not a fan of key lime pie so I’ve never made it, actually I’ve never had more than a bite. The birthday boy said it was great, and it tasted just like key lime pie. That’s good enough for me!

Key Lime Pie

8 Servings - Serving Size: 1 Slice

My future son-in-law requested this pie as his birthday dessert this year. I'm not a fan of key lime pie so I've never made it, actually I've never had more than a bite. The birthday boy said it was great, and it tasted just like key lime pie. That's good enough for me!

Ingredients:

  • 1+1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 cans (14 ounce) sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 egg yolks
  • 1 cup key lime juice
  • 1 tub (8 ounce) whipped topping
  • 4 key limes

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325F.
  2. In a small bowl, blend cracker crumbs and sugar.
  3. Add melted butter and stir to coat well.
  4. Press cracker mixture into the bottom of a 9 inch deep pie plate.
  5. Using your finger press the cracker mix evenly into the bottom of the pie plate and up the side as well.
  6. Bake crust for 10-12 minutes or just until it started to lightly brown.
  7. Remove from heat and cool completely before filling.
  8. In a large bowl lightly whisk together the egg yolks and condensed milk just until blended.
  9. Continue to whisk while adding the key lime juice.
  10. Whisk until smooth and all lumps are out.
  11. Pour mixture into the prepared pie plate.
  12. Bake for 12-15 minutes allowing pie to set, but it should still jiggle a bit in the middle.
  13. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  14. If desired, refrigerate to chill before serving.
  15. Serve with a dollop of whipped topping and garnish with a lime wedge.
http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/08/04/key-lime-pie/

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