Grandma D's Frozen Key Lime Pie

Kim Biegacki


My first experience to have this pie was in 1985 and I lived in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and I was visiting my Grandma Debelak. It was an extremely hot day and she took this pie out of the freezer and cut a slice for both of us. I immediately fell in love!

OH MY! Can I say it was the most refreshing slice of pie that I had ever had. I can still remember the moment in time with Grandma Debelak sitting in her kitchen and eating this pie on a hot hot summer day.
It is a very easy recipe to make and I hope you enjoy this refreshing pie.


★★★★★ 4 votes

6 to 8 people
10 Min


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  • 1
    9 inch graham cracker pie crust (i used a oreo cookie crust)
  • 8 oz
    Cool Whip
  • 1 can(s)
    Eagle Brand milk (condensed)
  • 1/2 c
    fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 10
    drops of green food coloring
  • 1
    drop of blue food coloring

  • 1 can(s)
    whipped topping
  • 1 Tbsp
    or lime zest
  • 1 Tbsp
    or chocolate shavings

How to Make Grandma D's Frozen Key Lime Pie


  1. Juice your limes.
  2. Blend all ingredients well which is the lime juice, whipped topping and condensed milk along with drops of food coloring.
  3. Pour into 9" graham cracker crust. Chill in freezer at least 3 hours or over night. You can use dollops of whipped topping, lime zest or chocolate shavings for garnish.
  4. Frozen Key Lime pies for Father's Day celebration.
  5. Decided to try makiing this recipe into mini tarts. It will easily make 48 mini tarts. It is just a little time consuming but once frozen they are the cutest little bites of goodness.
  6. May 30th, 2016 --- Couldn't resist making Grandma's pie for Memorial Day celebration with my parents.

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About Grandma D's Frozen Key Lime Pie

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

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