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Classic Key Lime Pie

Rated as 4.73 out of 5 Stars

"Creamy, sweet, and tart, this classic lime dessert is always a favorite."
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Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 731 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F. Combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Add melted butter and stir until evenly moistened. Press mixture into bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate to form crust. Bake 10 minutes or until crust begins to brown. Cool 15 minutes on wire rack.
  2. Whisk sweetened condensed milk, lime juice and sour cream in large bowl until blended. Stir in lime peel. Pour filling into crust. Bake 7 to 10 minutes or until tiny bubbles begin to form on surface of pie. Cool completely on wire rack.
  3. Beat cream, powdered sugar and vanilla in large mixing bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff. Top pie with whipped cream. Chill at least 1 hour before serving. Best served the same day.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 731 calories; 32.1 g fat; 51.6 g carbohydrates; 6.1 g protein; 99 mg cholesterol; 287 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I used fresh key limes because I have a tree in my yard, and I wanted to find the perfect recipe! This was it! Several extended family members commented that this was the best key lime pie they ...

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i wanted a simple key lime pie recipe to make quickly and saw this one. the pie had to bake for 30 minutes and really tasted like sweetened condensed milk. it also didn't hava a good lime flavor...

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I used fresh key limes because I have a tree in my yard, and I wanted to find the perfect recipe! This was it! Several extended family members commented that this was the best key lime pie they ...

Once you put the custard in the pie shell you better cook for 30 minutes. Will not be set in 10 minutes. Been making this for 42 years.

i wanted a simple key lime pie recipe to make quickly and saw this one. the pie had to bake for 30 minutes and really tasted like sweetened condensed milk. it also didn't hava a good lime flavor...

The BEST key lime pie recipe! I've never made it before - made it for my dad's birthday. The entire family loved it. Held it's form very well. Whipped cream was also the perfect amount of sweetn...

my whole family loved this! i cheated because i used already-made graham crusts that were given to me by someone who bought them by accident, so i was trying to think of something to use with t...

This was the first time I had made, or even tasted, a key lime pie. It was wonderful; too rich to eat every day, but had great flavor. Rather than trying to squeeze out 2/3 cup of juice out of t...

We don't like things overly sweet so we added 2 Tablespoons of lime zest instead of just 2 tsp. Also added lime zest to the whipped cream, then put more on top. Delicious.

I tried this recipe for something light for summer my family LOVED it. My husband said it tasted better than anything he ever tasted. I then tried this with both lemons and oranges they were bot...

Congratulations! Your days of searching for the perfect key lime pie recipe are finally over. I made this for my husband for Valentine's Day and it was absolutely DIVINE! Being from Florida, I k...