KEY LIME PIE BARS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup key lime or plain lime juice
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch cream of tartar
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 lime, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Mix graham cracker crumbs with sugar and melted butter. Press into 9 inch pie plate and bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool.
  • Separate 2 of the eggs, placing the two egg whites into a mixing bowl. Reserve the yolks in another bowl.
  • To the yolks, add one whole egg, lime juice and sweetened condensed milk. Whisk until smooth. With clean mixer blades or a whisk attachment, beat the egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff, but not dry. Fold whites into filling mixture. Pour filling into partially baked crust.
  • Bake in preheated 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 10 to 15 minutes or until set. Let cool at room temperature, then freeze 4 hours to overnight. Just before serving, whip cream to form stiff peaks. Serve decorated with whipped cream and lime slices.

Notes

Here is a recipe for Key Lime Pie Bars, which I made in a large pan instead of a pie pan:

(adapted from AllRecipes.com)

I doubled this recipe easily.

Categories: Bar  Dessert  Pie 

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