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Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Ann McDonald

Category:
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Filling


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
14 ounce sweetened condensed milk
3 large egg yolks
1 Tbsp lime zest
5 ½ oz. concentrated lime juice frozen or 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup full fat sour cream

Directions:
Directions:
Use electric mixer—mix at medium speed for 5 minutes adding eggs one at a time. Continue beating for 2 more minutes. Add lime juice and beat 2 more minutes. Pour into lightly cooked pie crust.

Bake 15 minutes. Remove and let stand to cool. REFRIGERATE FOR AT LEAST 4 HOURS BEFORE CUTTING

 

Crust


Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
graham cracker crumbs
butter
chopped macademia nuts
flaked sweetened coconut

Directions:
Directions:
Use directions on graham cracker crumb box but add chopped nuts and coconut. Use a little more butter than called for as you are adding ingredients. It is all about this crust! Add the nuts even though they are expensive, about 7 ounces chopped fine in a mini processor. Bake the crust at 350 for about 10 minutes before adding the filling.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was Mom's only craving when pregnant with Alex. Once ate an entire pie!

 

 

 

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