Key Lime Pie

Total Time:
1 hr 55 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
1 hr 30 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 18 whole graham crackers (the 4-section large pieces)
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) salted butter, melted
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • Filling:
  • One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 heaping tablespoon grated lime zest
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • Whipped cream, for serving
Directions
Watch how to make this recipe.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

  • For the crust: Crush the graham crackers in a food processor or a resealable plastic bag. Pour them into a bowl and stir in the melted butter and sugar. Press the mixture into a pie pan and bake until golden and set, about 5 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly.

  • For the filling: Mix the condensed milk, lime zest, lime juice and egg yolks in the bowl of a mixer and mix on high until smooth and thick.

  • Pour the mixture into the crust and bake for 15 minutes. Allow to cool, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour -- more if possible.

  • Serve with whipped cream.


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