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My My My My Key Lime Pie

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs crushed with a food processor (about 1 ½ packages)
  • 1/3 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Key Lime Pie Filling

  • 3 large eggs separated
  • 1 14- ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup key lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Fresh Whipped Cream

  • 1-2 cups whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Graham Cracker Crust

  1. Mix together in a large bowl. Press onto bottom and 1” up the sides a 9” greased spring form pan or a pie plate. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes. Cool.

Key Lime Pie Filling

  1. Whisk egg yolks; add condensed milk and next three ingredients. Beat egg whites until foamy with mixer. Gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar beating until soft peaks form. Fold into yolk mixture, spoon into prepared crust. Bake at 325 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes, until set. Cover and chill for 4- 8 hours. 

Fresh Whipped Cream

  1. Beat whipping cream until stiff. Add sugar and vanilla.

Recipe Notes

**Key lime juice is found next to the lemon juice. Not plain lime juice, KEY lime juice.