Key Lime Mousse Pie
Too good not to share. Best Key Lime pie ever!! Delicious and serves a crowd. My favorite to bring to pot lucks, especially in the summer. Very refreshing!!
Alot of ingredients, but oh so worth it!!
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- 6 Tbsp
- lime juice
- 1 1/2 Tbsp
- lime zest
- 12 oz
- vanilla or white chocolate chips
- 3 pkg
- cream cheese, room temperature
- 1 pkg
- non flavored gelatin
- 2 1/2 c
- heavy cream, cold
- 1 c
- vanilla wafer crumbs
- melted butter
1In small sauce pan, mix lime juice and gelatin until completely disolved. Add 1/2 cup Heavy cream. Bring to simmer. Remove from heat and add white chocolate chips. Stir until blended. Set aside.
2In mixing bowl; beat cream cheese, sugar, and lime zest until smooth. Slowley beat in chocolate mixture. In separate bowl; beat remaining cold heavy cream until stiff peaks form. Fold into mixture.
3Add melted butter to vanilla wafer crumbs till lightly moist and press into bottom and sides of 10" spring form pan. I have used both vanilla wafer crumbs and graham crackers. Any will do.
Pour pie mixture into crust and freeze 4 hrs. Serve cold. May set out about 30 minutes ahead to slice easier.