Sittin on a sandbar key lime pie

Amy Freeze

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@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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In 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.
2
In 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.
3
Before serving, beat whipping cream and powdered sugar until stiff. Pipe rosettes around edges.
4
Garnish with lime curls and white chocolate sea shells.

About this Recipe

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