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Key Lime Cheesecake Pie

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 8

Give each bite of velvety cheesecake a refreshing, citrus splash! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2
cup fresh lime juice
1
cup sugar
2
eggs, beaten
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup whipping cream
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/2
cup whipping cream, whipped, sweetened
Lime slices

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  • 2
    In 1-quart saucepan, sprinkle gelatin on lime juice. Let stand 5 minutes to soften. Using wire whisk, beat in sugar and eggs. Heat mixture to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat; boil gently 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Pour in hot lime juice mixture; beat until smooth and well blended. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or until cool, stirring occasionally.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold in cooled lime juice mixture and grated lime peel. Spoon into cooled pie shell. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and lime slices as desired. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

Expert Tips

  • For authenticity, use Key limes for the fresh juice and peel. If needed, Key lime juice is available bottled.
  • To soften cream cheese, simply let it come to room temperature.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
320
% Daily Value
Total Fat
35g
54%
Saturated Fat
20g
99%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
105mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
27g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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