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Key Lime Pie Recipe

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

Verna Brannan
Added: Wednesday, July 29, 2009


1 ½ cup graham water crumbs
5 tbsp melted butter or margarine
1/3 cup lightly packed brown sugar

1 1/3 cup Eagle Brand Milkİ
½ cup lime juice
3 eggs separated
1/8 tsp of salt
Green food coloring

Base: Mix base ingredients and pat into a 9 inch buttered pie plate.

Filling:Beat egg yolks until frothy, add lime juice and milk, beat together. Mix in food coloring.Beat egg whites until stiff. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites & salt. Pour into crust. Bake at 350 for 25 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Top with whipped cream or cool whip.




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