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Key Lime Pie


10 honey graham crackers

2 1/2 Tbsp sugar

6 Tbsp butter, melted

zest from ½ large lime

7 Tbsp freshly squeezed juice from key limes

1 can (14oz) sweetened condensed milk

4 egg yolks


Preheat oven to 350 degrees and prepare 9 inch pan.

In bowl of food processor, pulse graham crackers and sugar until broken down into fine crumbs.

Add melted butter and pulse until loosely combined.

Remove bowl from processor and, using spatula, stir to combine butter well

Scrape graham mixture into pie pan and carefully press to evenly coat bottom and sides of pan

Place shell into oven and bake for 10 minutes

Remove from oven and set aside (keep oven on)

In large bowl, combine remaining ingredients and stir until combined well (this will take a minute or two, make sure the mixture is even)

Carefully pour mixture into pie shell and lightly tap to evenly distribute filling

Place carefully into oven and bake for 15 minutes or until set

Remove from oven and let cool

Once cooled, place into fridge for at least 4 hours and preferably overnight to set

Serve with whipped cream and enjoy!