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Frozen Margarita Lime Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Frozen Margarita Lime Pie, by , is from My Grandma's Kitchen, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melinda Carreon
Added: Tuesday, July 3, 2007


2 1/2 c thin salted pretzel sticks
1/3 c sugar
1/2 c butter,melted

1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
1 tbsp freshly grated lime zest
2 tbsp lime juice
1 1/2 tbsp Tequila
1 1/2 tbsp Triple Sec
4 drops green and 2 drops yellow food coloring (optional)
1 1/2 c heavy whipping cream

Pretzel stick
Lime slice

Lightly coat a 9 inch pie plate with nonstick cooking spray
Pulse pretzels and sugar in a food processor until medium-fine crumbs form
Add butter
Process to blend
Press over bottom and sides of pie plate
Place in freezer
Combins condensed milk, lime zest, juice, Tequila, Triple Sec, and food coloring in a small bowl and mix well
Pour cream into a large bowl and beat on medium speed until soft peaks form when beaters are lifted
Gradually fold lime mixture into cream until well blended
Pour into crust and freeze uncovered for 6 hours
Wrap airtight and freeze at least 2 more hours
To serve, unwrap pie and refrigerate about 15 minutes for easier slicing
Garnish with pretzels and lime slice

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30 minutes to 8 hour freezing time
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Place metal beaters and glass mixing bowl in freezer for 30 minutes before beating the cream. This will make the soft peaks form more quickly.




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