Grandma D's Frozen Key Lime Pie

Kim Biegacki

By
@pistachyoo

My first experience to have this pie was in 1985 and I lived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and I was visiting my Grandma Debelak. It was an extremely hot day and she took this pie out of the freezer and cut a slice for both of us. I immediately fell in love!

OH MY! Can I say it was the most refreshing slice of pie that I had ever had. I can still remember the moment in time with Grandma Debelak sitting in her kitchen and eating this pie on a hot hot summer day.
It is a very easy recipe to make and I hope you enjoy this refreshing pie.


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Comments:

Serves:

6 to 8 people

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

1
9 inch graham cracker pie crust (i used a oreo cookie crust)
8 oz
Cool Whip
1 can(s)
Eagle Brand milk (condensed)
1/2 c
fresh squeezed lime juice
10
drops of green food coloring
1
drop of blue food coloring

GARNISH

1 can(s)
whipped topping
1 Tbsp
or lime zest
1 Tbsp
or chocolate shavings

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Juice your limes.
2
Blend all ingredients well which is the lime juice, whipped topping and condensed milk along with drops of food coloring.
3
Pour into 9" graham cracker crust. Chill in freezer at least 3 hours or over night. You can use dollops of whipped topping, lime zest or chocolate shavings for garnish.
4
Frozen Key Lime pies for Father's Day celebration.
5
Decided to try makiing this recipe into mini tarts. It will easily make 48 mini tarts. It is just a little time consuming but once frozen they are the cutest little bites of goodness.
6
May 30th, 2016 --- Couldn't resist making Grandma's pie for Memorial Day celebration with my parents.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American