Easy Key Lime Pie I

Easy Key Lime Pie I

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"This is the 1999 American Pie Council 's National Pie Championship's first place winner in the Quick and Easy Category. Garnish each piece with a slice of lime and a dollop of whipped cream or whipped topping if you like."
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35 m servings 324 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 324 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 13.6 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 45.5g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 6.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 145 mg
  • 48%
  • Sodium:
  • 217 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Combine the egg yolks, sweetened condensed milk and lime juice. Mix well. Pour into unbaked graham cracker shell.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Allow to cool. Top with whipped topping and garnish with lime slices if desired.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.


  1. 1334 Ratings

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This is the best! Being a Floridian, I have had my share of both very good and very bad Key Lime Pie. I did make a few changes to the recipe after reading the reviews. I only used 4 egg yolks...

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I feel as if perhaps I have done something wrong with this recipe, because my family all hated it. We are big key lime pie fans, and used authentic key lime juice. The pie was extremely dense, l...

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This is the best! Being a Floridian, I have had my share of both very good and very bad Key Lime Pie. I did make a few changes to the recipe after reading the reviews. I only used 4 egg yolks...

As other reviewers mentioned, I used 4 egg yolks, 1 cup of lime juice, and 2 cans of sweetened condensed milk. This was just the right amount to fit in the premade pie shell. I then decorated ...

This was so unbelievably easy to make & produced such a delicious key lime pie! I first made it in August for my mother-in-law's visit & wasn't sure how the recipe was going to turn out. But i...

As written, a four star recipe--with the modifications I made, five star. First, I thought this pie deserved a homemade graham cracker crust, which I baked first, then cooled. Thinking this woul...

Great recipe! It was a little more tart than I like, but that can be fixed by adjusting some of your measurements. I use the following: 3/4 c. key lime juice (Nelly & Joe's brand), 2 cans swee...

Excellent pie. We recommend using 1 cup lime juice, 4 yolks & 2 cans of condensed milk to fill the pie crust. Couldn't ask for an easier, quicker, tastier key lime recipe.

After reading the recipe and several of the reviews, I made an adjustment of my own that turned out great. Instead of the yolks, I used 4 whites and two cans of fat-free cond. sweetened milk. It...

This pie is so divinely good! I used all 5 egg yolks, and about a can and a half of sweetened condensed milk. I also increased the amount of lime juice to about 2/3s of a cup - these proportions...

This was the best... and so easy! I whipped this up for Christmas, and there were no leftovers! It's a must try! I followed the recommendations of 4 yolks, 2 cans of condensed milk, and 1 C lime...

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