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Key Lime Pie

This Key Lime Pie Recipe has a shortbread cookie and pistachio crust and a bright, yet creamy filling made with sour cream and condensed milk!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: creamy, key lime juice, shortbread cookie crust
Servings: 8 slices
Calories: 346kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth

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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 cup finely ground shortbread cookies
  • 1 cup finely ground roasted, salted pistachios
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter melted

Filling

  • 2 (14 oz) cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 3/4 cup key lime juice
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons grated lime zest
  • Whipped cream optional for serving

Instructions

Crust

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a ceramic pie pan with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a medium sized bowl, stir together ground cookies, ground pistachios, sugar, salt, vanilla, and melted butter.
  • Dump into the prepared pan, then use your hands to press the mixture firmly into the bottom and up the sides of the pan.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven (keep oven set to 350 degrees F) and cool for 10 minutes while you make the filling.
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Filling

  • In a large bowl, whisk together condensed milk, key lime juice, sour cream, vanilla, and lime zest.
  • Pour into slightly cooled crust, then bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes.
  • Cool pie at room temperature, then transfer to the fridge and chill completely before serving.
  • Garnish with whipped cream if desired.
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Nutrition

Serving: 1slice | Calories: 346kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 261mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 324IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2mg