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Classic Key Lime Pie

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Classic Key Lime Pie

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  • 1 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs (1 sleeve graham crackers)
  • 2 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 5 Tbsp. butter (melted)
  • 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice (freshly squeezed or bottled)
  • 2 tsp. lime zest
  • 1 cup heavy cream (cold)
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    Calories460Calories from Fat260
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat260
    Total Carbohydrate45g15%
    Dietary Fiber<1g2%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C10%

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


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    Alison Buchanan a month ago
    This was amazing! I made it for our Fourth of July celebration and everyone loved it. It was very easy, including the homemade crust. It WAS on the sweet side, so it would be nice to find a way to reduce the sweetness a little bit. But I will make it again for sure!
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    Shelly Watson a month ago
    Took this for a bbq at church and it was gone within minutes. Got a lot of compliments. Will definitely make this again.
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    Tracy Ford 9 months ago
    Great!! made one straight by the recipe and one with added 1/4 coconut cream and 1 fresh squeezed lemon Devine!!!
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    Amazing! Made the recipe exactly as stated and it was great.
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    Dana Dolan 2 years ago
    This is the easiest pie I have ever made. It’s requested every time we have a dinner party. So simple yet so delicious. You to support it properly when taking it out of the oven.
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    Kerri T 2 years ago
    Sooooo good! I used fresh key lime juice and homemade whipped cream. The whipped cream really cuts the bitterness of the limes if others don't like the strkimg bitter taste. Refreshing and remenicent of Key West key lime pie. I highly recommend this pie just like the directions say.
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    Reina Lopez 2 years ago
    I’ve had key lime pie in the Keys multiple times ...this recipe beats all of them! Perfect amount of tartness in the filling. I baked the crust for around 15 minutes. Wait longer than you think before putting the pie in the fridge. I thought I waited long enough but it was still too warm and that made water collect on the plastic wrap and fall onto the pie. Best key lime pie I’ve ever had. Still have to make the whipped cream but in terms of the crust and filling it’s amazing.
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    Randi Brooks 3 years ago
    It’s awesome Exactly what I needed for my Fourth of July celebration tomorrow. I make one of these about once a month and between my husband and myself: the longest we’ve had one last is 3 days! Oh and I know it says that the whipped cream is ‘optional’ but it’s really really not. The pie is an easy 10/10-excellent- but the cream takes it from a 10 to a 15!
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    Kevin Stuckey 3 years ago
    This was really good. I have a soy allergy and most graham cracker brands have soybean oil in it so I used Annie’s graham crackers and they were soy-free! I was so excited that I could actually eat graham crackers. I brought this pie in for Pi Day to my coworkers. I had a slice and attempted to tell my coworkers that the pie tasted horrible because I really just wanted to keep it for myself!! It was so good. I also used a cake pan since I misplaced my pie pan, and it still came out well.
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    Bridges 4 years ago
    delicious as usual. very tart just like i like
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    A Little Yum 4 years ago
    So tasty!! When with a homemade pie filling I can be really proud of this!!
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    Silvia Fleming 5 years ago
    Easiest pie ever and delicious.
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    Kesha Smith 5 years ago
    I was a little nervous that the filling mixture wouldn't be enough but I was happily wrong! It was a quick and easy pie to make and it was delicious! Thanks for sharing the recipe.