Cool Lime Pie


It took some experimenting, but I've finally come up with the perfect lime pie ... refreshing and easy. The pretzel crust adds an extra special touch and every time I serve it, I get rave reviews! When ready to serve, garnish each slice with a dollop of whipped topping and a lime slice.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
1 to 9 - inch pie


  • 1 ¼ cups crushed pretzels

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup melted butter

  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate

  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 tablespoon grated lime peel

  • 1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix

  • 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed

  • 4 drops green food coloring (Optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. To Make Crust: In a medium bowl, combine pretzels, sugar and butter. Press into a lightly greased 9 inch pie pan.

  3. Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes. Let cool completely.

  4. To Make Filling: In a large bowl, combine limeade and condensed milk. Whisk in pudding mix. Allow mixture to set for 5 minutes. Stir in lime peel, then fold in whipped topping. Stir in green food coloring if desired.

  5. Pour mixture into cooled pie crust. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

491 Calories
21g Fat
69g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 491
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Sodium 404mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 69g 25%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 55g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 6mg 31%
Calcium 161mg 12%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 233mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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