Key Lime Pie with Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

I love me some Key Lime Pie! I think it’s my favorite of all time so what better way to celebrate Pi Day, March 14th.  It’s deliciously sweet and tart combination is surprisingly easy too.

 

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As the bottom of the pie pan says, “Pie Fixes Everything”.  Amen! 

 

 

Graham Cracker Crust (you can always use store bought)

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup of finely crushed graham crackers
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter or margarine

 

Directions:

  • Combine all three ingredients and mix well.
  • Press firmly into the bottom and ¾ a way up the sides of a pie plate.

 

Key Lime Pie

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of key lime juice (usually next to the regular lime juice on the fruit juices aisle)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 14 oz. can of sweet condensed milk

 

Directions:

  • Combine all three ingredients in a bowl.
  • With mixer, blend until just smooth.
  • Pour into prepared pie shell.
  • Bakes at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and chill in fridge for at least 20-30 minutes.
  • Garnish with meringue or whip topping.

 

 

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