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Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lemieux-Brehm

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
9 to 10 graham crackers
2 Tbl. sugar plus 1/2 cup
4 Tbl. sweet butter, melted
3/4 fresh lime juice or fresh key-lime juice
4 large egg yolks
Pinch of Kosher salt
Slivered lime zest, for garnish (optional)
1 can sweetened condensed milk

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350.
Process graham crackers and 2 tablespoons sugar in a food processor until fine crumbs form.
Add the butter.
Process until combined.
Transfer mixture to an un-greased 9 inch tart pan with a removable bottom.
Pat the crust into bottom and up sides.
Place pan on a baking sheet and bake until crust is slight colored, about 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, in a medium bowl, combine the condensed milk, lime juice, egg yolks, remaining 1/2 cup sugar and and salt.Whisk until smooth.
Pour mixture into crust (warm or cool is fine) leaving 1/8 inch at the top; return to oven.
Bake until filling is set around edge but still slightly loose in the center, 20-25 minutes.
Cool completely at room temperature, then refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours.
To store longer, cover and refrigerate, up to 2 days.
Garnish with lime zest.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
Prep:30 minutes. Total: 3 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a great summertime dessert that is really refreshing.

 

 

 

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