Caribbean Black Bottomed Key Lime Pie

11
Michelle Fedele

By
@bahamas4

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 homemade crust.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Serve this key lime pie this summer when you're looking for a cool dessert on a hot day. The pie is extra creamy with a delicious chocolate cookie crust. It has a tart, sweet flavor with a tropical flair. Top this with whipped cream and a sprinkle of lime zest for a fancy but easy to make key lime pie. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • CRUST

  • 2 Tbsp
    almonds, chopped
  • 20
    chocolate cookies
  • 4 Tbsp
    melted butter
  • FILLING

  • 1 lb
    cream cheese
  • 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 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

Step-by-Step

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

Printable Recipe Card

About Caribbean Black Bottomed Key Lime Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Summer Desserts!
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #key lime pie



Show 3 Comments & Reviews

7 Simple Chess Pie Recipes

7 Simple Chess Pie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

If you're not from the South, you may not be familiar with this fabulous dessert. The actual origins are unknown but somehow it became a pie that's on every Southern...

24 Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

24 Homemade Apple Pie Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Slice into one of these 24 awesome homemade apple pie recipes and have a sweet celebration.