Caribbean Black-bottomed Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Caribbean Black-bottomed Key Lime Pie

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.

★★★★★ 1 vote
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


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.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy