Cool and Creamy Key Lime Dessert

Cool and Creamy Key Lime Dessert

A nutty crust complements the cool and creamy citrus filling in this marvelous, make-ahead dessert.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

2:55

Hrs:Mins

Makes

9

servings

Crust
1
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup firm butter or margarine
1/2
cup finely chopped walnuts or pecans
1
teaspoon grated lime peel
Filling
1
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1/2
cup Key lime juice or regular lime juice
2
teaspoons grated lime peel, if desired
2
cups whipping cream
Few drops green food color, if desired
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place flour in medium bowl. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through flour in opposite directions), until evenly mixed. Stir in walnuts and 1 teaspoon lime peel. Press evenly in bottom of ungreased 9-inch square pan.
  2. Bake about 15 minutes or until light brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  3. In medium bowl, mix condensed milk, lime juice and 2 teaspoons lime peel; set aside. In chilled large bowl, beat whipping cream and food color with electric mixer on high speed until stiff.
  4. Fold lime mixture into whipped cream just until blended. Pour over crust. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours until chilled but no longer than 48 hours. Store covered in refrigerator.
Makes 9 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Garnish each serving with a dollop of whipped cream sprinkled with chopped walnuts.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 490
    • (Calories from Fat 310),
  • Total Fat 35g
    • (Saturated Fat 20g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 100mg;
  • Sodium 150mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 25g),
  • Protein 7g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.