Key Lime Pie
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|1||graham cracker pie crust|
|1/2 c||chopped macadamia nuts|
|3||limes (for zest)|
|1/2 c||key lime juice|
|8 oz||cream cheese, low-fat (softened)|
|14 oz||sweetened condensed milk (low fat)|
|2 c||whipped topping (i use cool whip lite)|
Flag Pond, TN (pop. 1,039)
Member Since Jan 2011
Key Lime Pie has always been a favorite....that cool, creamy, sweet and tart flavor explosion! One of my husband's customers shared her recipe with me (it came from a chef in Key West - and they know key lime pie!) Friends and family request this one over and over. Making this pie the day before adds to the flavor. This is an easy version, with lots of flavor, and not much time in the kitchen....could a girl ask for anything more?
Sprinkle chopped macadamia nuts over prepared pie crust, saving 2 tablespoons for garnish.
For filling: Combine cream cheese and condensed milk, whisking with electric mixer till smooth. Zest limes into the mixture and add key lime juice, mixing well. Fold in the whipped topping. Pour into pie crust. Garnish with the reserved nuts. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes (longer if possible)