Key Lime Pie Recipe
Key Lime Pie Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
23 mins
Total Time
38 mins
 
This homemade Key Lime Pie recipe is sweet and tart with a graham cracker and macadamia nut crust topped with whipped cream and key lime zest.
Course: Dessert
Servings: 8
Author: The Gunny Sack
Ingredients
Crust:
  • 1 sleeve of graham crackers 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tbsp butter melted
Filling:
Garnish:
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 1 tsp key lime zest
Instructions
  1. Put the macadamia nuts and graham crackers into a food processor and process until crumbly.
  2. Add the melted butter and sugar. Pulse until combined. Press into a deep dish 9-inch pie pan and bake at 350°F for 8 minutes.
  3. Beat the egg yolks and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the sweetened condensed milk, key lime juice (1/2 - 3/4 cup depending on how tart you like it), and key lime zest. Stir until combined. Pour into the pie crust and bake 350°F for 15 minutes.
  4. Cool completely before topping with whipped cream and key lime zest.