Cool off with a lighter key lime pie. Don’t worry, it’s just as flavorful as the original.
cups finely crushed graham crackers (20 squares)
cup butter or margarine, melted
can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
cup Key lime juice
container (8 oz) frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar. Press in bottom and up side of 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown; cool.
In large bowl, beat milk and lime juice with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and thickened. Fold in whipped topping. Spoon into cooled pie crust.
Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour or until set. Store in refrigerator.
A native Florida fruit, Key limes are smaller, rounder, more yellowish in color and more tart than the prevalent green Persian limes. If Key limes aren’t available in your grocery store, look for bottled Key lime juice near the other bottled lime juices.
Make it easier. Pick up a frozen ready-made crust and bake as directed on the package. Or, use a ready-made graham cracker crust.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.