This dessert recipe helped me win my hubby’s heart – literally! When I first met my hubby, I asked his best friend what his favorite dessert was so I could make it for him – you know the saying, “a way to a man’s heart is through his stomach?” Well, I wanted to test this theory and found out that he loved key lime pie. I never made key lime pie and found a simple recipe that did not require baking and took a stab at it. I modified the recipe a bit and it turned out awesome! To my surprise, he said it was the best key lime pie he’s ever had! If you need a quick and delicious dessert, try this!
This pie has been my go-to recipe if I need to whip up a quick dessert for a gathering or potluck and it’s ALWAYS a hit! Everyone always asks for the recipe – so here it is! I also entered this pie in an office pie-making contest and won! So I can claim this as an “award-winning” pie 🙂
Pick up these ingredients if you don’t already have them in your pantry:
- 1 prepared 9-inch graham cracker crust (make it or buy it pre-made)
- 2 cans of sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2 cup of lime juice (fresh is best but bottled works)
- 1/2 cup of lemon juice (fresh is best but bottled works)
- 1 teaspoon of grated lime (or lemon) peel
- 2 cups of frozen whipped topping (make it or buy it pre-made)
- 2-3 lime slices (optional for garnish)
Mix the milk, juices and peel in a bowl (my trick is to use half lemon, half lime so it’s not so tart ;)). Mix well – the mixture should get back to a thick consistency. My 5-year old helped make this pie pictured below!
Pour contents into the pie shell.
Add whipped topping to the pie, garnish (optional) and place in the refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight.
This is probably one of the easiest no-bake pie recipes and is always a hit at events! Try making this quick and delicious dessert for your next BBQ, holiday event or family gathering – you won’t be disappointed!
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