Caribbean Black-bottomed Key Lime Pie

Caribbean Black-bottomed Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Michelle Fedele


This is one of my favorite pies to bake. It is always a hit when I take it anywhere or have people over. Always have everyone asking for the recipe. I usually make several and give everyone some to take home.

I scrape out the oreo cookies and use those for the cookies. Or you can buy the chocolate wafer cookies and use those.

When I was short on time or had a broken food processor, I used the store bought ready made chocolate crust. The pie still came out good, but not as good as the home made crust.

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45 Min



2 Tbsp
almonds, chopped
chocolate cookies
4 Tbsp
melted butter


1 lb
cream cheese
2/3 c
granulated sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
sour cream
1 1/2 Tbsp
lime zest
1/4 c
fresh lime juice

How to Make Caribbean Black-bottomed Key Lime Pie


  • 1Preheat Oven to 350
  • 2Prepare Crust: Finely crush the cookies and almonds in food processor. Add the melted butter and combine. Press mixture in to 9 inch pie plate and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • 3Make Filling: Beat Cream Cheese with electric mixer until creamy. Add the eggs, vanilla, and sugar and beat until smooth. Gently beat in the sour cream, lime zest, and lime juice.
  • 4Pour the mixture into the crust and bake 40-50 minutes until the pie is slightly puffed and the center is set.
  • 5Cool completely on wire racks, then refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight.

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About Caribbean Black-bottomed Key Lime Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy