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Muffin-Tin Key Lime Pies

muffin-tin key lime pies Side Dish
Muffin-Tin Key Lime Pies
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 2 hr 45 min
  • Servings 12

Key lime pie is great, but these adorable cocktail party-sized Key lime pies are out of this world!

Updated September 20, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1
    cup graham cracker crumbs (about 8 squares)
  • 2
    tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4
    tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1
    can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1/2
    cup fresh lime juice
  • 1
    tablespoon grated lime peel
  • 3/4
    cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1
    tablespoon powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place foil muffin liner in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Spray liners with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, granulated sugar and melted butter. Divide mixture evenly among cups; press into cups using bottom of glass. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until firm; remove. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat condensed milk and yolks with whisk. Stir in lime juice and 1 teaspoon of the lime peel. Divide mixture evenly among cups. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Cool completely in muffin pan on rack, then cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 12 hours.
  • 4
    Just before serving, beat whipping cream in medium bowl with electric mixture 45 to 90 seconds or until it just holds soft peaks. Add powdered sugar and remaining 2 teaspoons lime peel; beat to stiff peaks, 30 to 60 seconds. Top pies with whipped cream mixture.

  • For black bottom Key lime pies, substitute Famous™ Chocolate Wafers, crushed, for the graham cracker crumbs.
  • Don’t feel like making whipped cream? Cool Whip™ whipped topping works great in a pinch. Just top the pies with it, and sprinkle with the lime peel.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
100mg
33%
Sodium
115mg
5%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
28g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
24g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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