strawberry margarita pie

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By Connee Conehead
from Baltimore, MD

This was a lost recipe which I submitted to a church cookbook in 1999. I recently found the cookbook. It takes a little extra effort to make but well worth it.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8 (prep time includes chilling time)
prep time 50 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For strawberry margarita pie

  • PRETZEL CRUST:
  • 1/2 c
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2/3 c
    pretzels, crushed
  • 1 tsp
    powdered sugar
  • FILLING:
  • 24 lg
    marshmallows
  • 2/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • 1 c
    fresh strawberries, hulled & mashed (or frozen, thawed & drained)
  • 1/4 c
    tequila (divided)
  • 1/3 c
    fresh lime juice
  • 2
    8-oz. containers whipped topping (divided)
  • 1/8 tsp
    red food color
  • GARNISH:
  • 2
    fresh limes, sliced
  • 1/4 c
    macadamia nuts, chopped
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How To Make strawberry margarita pie

  • 1
    To make pie crust: lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate or dish
  • 2
    Melt butter; add sugar and pretzels, mixing well.
  • 3
    Press into prepared plate or dish
  • 4
    Bake at 450 degrees for 9-11 minutes.
  • 5
    Cool COMPLETELY; dust with powdered sugar.
  • 6
    In medium glass bowl, heat marshmallows and milk in microwave on HIGH for 2 minutes.
  • 7
    Remove from microwave; stir until smooth.
  • 8
    Return to microwave; heat 1 additional minute on HIGH.
  • 9
    Remove 1/2 cup mixture to separate bowl.
  • 10
    Fold in strawberries until mixture is smooth.
  • 11
    Stir in 2 tablespoons of the tequila and lime juice.
  • 12
    Add remaining tequila to plain mixture.
  • 13
    Chill both mixtures for 20 minutes until thickened.
  • 14
    Divide 2 cups of the whipped topping between each mixture, folding gently.
  • 15
    Spoon strawberry mixture into cooled pretzel crust.
  • 16
    Spread plain mixture on top.
  • 17
    Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  • 18
    Garnish with remaining whipped topping and lime slices.
  • 19
    Sprinkle with nuts.

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