Mini Key Lime Pies

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Ingredients: 
1 pkg. of 6 mini Graham cracker pie crusts (I used Keebler brand)
1 14 oz. can of sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup Key lime juice (usually found on the juice aisle)
4 egg yolks
1 Tbs. fresh lime zest
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/3 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla extract
*more zest for garnish

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together egg yolks, condensed milk, Key lime juice and lime zest until well blended. 
  3. Pour into mini pie crusts filling to top.
  4. Place all 6 on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  5. Once done, remove from oven and let cool completely.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour, 2 - 4 hours are even better. 
  7. Just before serving, beat cold whipping cream, powdered sugar and vanilla on high with a mixer until thick and fluffy. (about 4 - 5 min)
  8. Top mini pies with whipped cream and more lime zest for garnish.

*can substitute bottled Key lime juice with fresh lime juice.

*can also substitute mini pie crusts with 1 regular sized (10 oz.) Graham cracker pie crust.

 

 

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