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Dan's Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Merle Richardson
Added: Sunday, October 19, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 9" graham cracker pie crust
1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup lime juice

Directions:
Directions:
Combine milk, egg yolks and lime juice. Blend until smooth. Pour filling into pie shell and bake at 350 for 15 minutes. Allow to stand 10 minutes before refrigerating. Just before serving, top with freshly whipped cream and garnish with lime slices.

Variation: Add 2/3 cup fresh blueberries to the pie filling before baking.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Dan Handwerker, our across-the-street neighbor when we lived on Court Street in Memphis. Dan brought us one of these wonderful key lime pies. That's when we learned that Dan is a fantastic cook!

 

 

 

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