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Easy Classic Key Lime Pie

The perfect cool summertime dessert made easily in about 30 minutes and with just six ingredients.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword how to make key lime pie, icebox pie, summer dessert
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Setting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

Crust

  • 11 graham cracker sheets crushed into crumbs
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Filling

  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 egg yolks beaten
  • zest and juice of 5 key limes

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix sugar and graham cracker crumbs together then mix in melted butter. Press mixture into a nine-inch pie pan and bake for about 10 minutes.
  2. While the crust cools, mix filling ingredients together. Pour filling into cooled crust and bake for 15 minutes. Top will be firm but won't change color.
  3. Allow pie to cool for about 30 minutes then transfer to fridge to set for at least two hours. Garnish with whipped cream and more lime zest, if desired.