Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie is one of my husband’s favorite desserts.  He enjoys the tartness of the lime.  I on the hand don’t like it so much, but i would have a tiny piece.

I had all these limes that were starting to go bad so I decided to my my hubby a Key Lime Pie.  This is a really good recipe and easy to put together.

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Creamy, tart and per my hubby, Delicious!

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The crust came out really good.. I’m glad I made it..Enjoy!!

Crust Ingredients

14 whole graham crackers
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter, melted

Filling Ingredients

1 tbsp lime zest
1/2 cup lime juice
2 egg yolks
1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.   For the crust crush crackers in a food processor or zip lock bag.  Pour the crackers into a bow land stir in sugar and melted butter.  Press into a pie pan and bake for 5 minutes or until golden and set.  Remove from oven and set aside to cool slightly.

For the filling  mix lime zest, lime juice and egg yolks in a mixing bowl.  Add condensed milk and mix on high until smooth and thick.  Pour mixture into crust and bake for 15 minutes.  Remove fro oven , allow to cool, then refrigerator for at least 2-3 hours to make sure it sets.

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