Sittin on a sandbar key lime pie

Amy Freeze

By
@amyfreeze

Although this has been around the internet and Pinterest, I am the originator. This is MY recipe. I wrote and won the National Pie Championship with it.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
vanilla wafer crumbs
2 Tbsp
granulated sugar
5 Tbsp
butter, melted
8 oz
cream cheese
2
eggs
2
egg yolks
15 oz
sweetened condensed milk
3/4 c
coco lopez (cream of coconut)
3/4 c
key lime juice
1 c
heavy whipping cream
1 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1In a bowl, combine vanilla wafer crumbs, sugar, and melted margarine. Press into a 9" deep pie plate. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool completely before filling.

2In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in sweetened condensed milk, coco Lopez, and key lime juice, one ingredient at a time. Pour into cooled crust. Bake at 325 degrees for 30 minutes or until center is set to the touch. Allow to cool before refrigerating.

3Before serving, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff. Pipe rosettes around edges.

4Garnish with lime curls and white chocolate sea shells.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Caribbean