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Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Julie Withers
Added: Friday, September 8, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 single crust pie shell
3 eggs
1 - 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 to 3/4 tsp. lime zest
1/2 c. water
1/3 c. lime juice
several drops green food coloring

Directions:
Directions:
Separate egg yolks from whites - discard whites

Beat egg yolks with an electric mixer or fork. Gradually stir in sweetened condensed milk and lime peel. Add water, lime juice, and if desired, food coloring. Mix well - mixture will thicken.

Spoon thickened filling into pie curst. Bake in a 350 oven for 30 minutes.

Cool on wire rack for an hour and then chill.

 

 

 

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