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key lime dessert shooters

(2 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Sheri Mullins
Midland, TX

Mini-desserts! What a refreshing change from chocolate. These look impressive on a buffet!

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Easy and delicious, these adorable key lime pie shooters are the perfect size to satisfy that sweet tooth. They are tangy and sweet with the perfect amount of graham cracker crumbs. Place them on a tray on your dessert table to impress your guests. To pipe the filling into the glasses, place the key lime filling into a quart-size bag and snip the corner. Then pipe into the glasses.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(2 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For key lime dessert shooters

  • 1 1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 can
    sweet condensed milk (14 oz)
  • 3/4 c
    key lime juice
  • 1 pkg
    frozen whipped topping (8 oz)
  • 1
    containers Yoplait key lime pie yogurt, (6 oz)
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    lime peel, grated
  • few drops green food color
  • shot glasses (2-4 oz tall, but not too narrow)
  • demitasse spoons, if not found check the baby aisle for the small spoons with long handles

How To Make key lime dessert shooters

  • Condensed milk and lime juice mixed together.
    In a large bowl, beat condensed milk and lime juice with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and thickened.
  • Whipped topping, yogurt, and food color mixed together in a bowl.
    Fold in whipped topping, yogurt, and food color into milk mixture.
  • Graham cracker crumbs and butter mixed in a bowl.
    Mix graham cracker crumbs and butter in a small bowl.
  • Layered Key Lime Dessert Shooters.
    Layer graham crackers and the key lime filling; repeat. Top with whipped cream and sprinkle graham cracker crumbs.
  • 5
    **You can add tequila and triple sec to make it margarita flavor for adults only.