Key Lime Mousse Pie

melissa harris


This recipe I found on the Paula Dean website. Must give credit where credit is due!!

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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1 Hr
15 Min


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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

How to Make Key Lime Mousse Pie


  • 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.

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About Key Lime Mousse Pie

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

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