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Ice Box Key Lime Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Ice Box Key Lime Pie, by , is from The Jackson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
treva jackson
Added: Friday, January 11, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
8 whole graham crackers, broken into small pieces
2 tablespoons sugar
5 tablespoons butter, melted

1/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon grated lime zest
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1/3 cup instant vanilla pudding mix
1 1/4 teaspoons unflavored gelatin
1 cup fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
For crust: Adjust oven rack to middle position of oven and preheat oven to 350. Pulse crackers and sugar in food processor until finely ground. Add melted butter in steady stream while pulsing until crumbs resemble damp sand. Using bottom of dry measuring cup, press crumbs firmly into bottom and sides of 9" pie plate. Bake until browned around edges, 12 to 14 minutes. Cool completely.

For the Filling: Process sugar and zest in food processor until sugar turn bright green, about 30 seconds. Add condensed milk and pudding miix and process until smooth, about 30 seconds. Scrape down sides of bowl. Sitr gelatin and 2 tablesoons lime juice in small bowl. Heat in microwave for 15 seconds; stir until dissolved. With machine running, pour gelatin mixture, remaining lime juice, and vanilla through feed tube and mix until thoroughly combined, about 30 seconds.

Pour filling into cooled crust, cover with plastic, and refrigerate at least 3 hours or up to 2 days. To serve, let pie sit at room temperature for 0 minutes before slicing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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