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RECIPE # 5216 - KATIE JACOBS' KEY LIME PIE - Friday, August 1, 2014

Posted at 12:18 PM, Aug 01, 2014
and last updated 2016-02-13 21:06:41-05


White Macadamia Nut Graham Cracker Crust:
1 1/2 c graham crackers, finely ground
2 T. sugar
1 t salt
6 T butter, melted
1/2 c white macadamia nuts (toasted and chopped fine), optional
1/2 c sweetened coconut (toasted), optional

In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together. Pat into bottom of a 9-inch pie pan. Bake at 375 until golden brown for approx. 6 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before adding filling.

Pie Filling:
2 (14 oz.) cans of sweetened condensed milk
6 egg yolks
1 c Key Lime Juice
zest from one lime

Combine sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks and lime juice. Blend until smooth. Add lime zest and stir until just combined. Pour filling into pie crust and bake at 350º for 15 minutes. Allow to cool completely on metal wrack before refrigerating. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Garnish with fresh whipped cream, or meringue, and lime slices.