Key Lime Pie

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So I am always talking about the people in my life. I have a lot of great people in my life, and sometimes I forget.

My Mother in law knows my passion for food and baking and she travels a LOT! So when she travels she usually brings me something related to food. Recently she went to Key West and got me some Key Lime Juice! So I HAD to make a key Lime Pie…She is very thoughtful and generous and always loves hearing what I am cooking or creating, and drooling over my pictures! She’s helped me in a lot of ways and has been there for me. You have her all to thank for the Name: Crazy Nena, as she has called me that since the day she met me, and I think it is very fitting! So Wanted to share this with you cause I KNOW you care!
Evelyn and Me
See I even got her to do the boobies with me…once….
Me and Evelyn

Oh and there is Evelyn with her favorite son! She gave him life you know! She did raise a pretty awesome son, I must say! I kinda like him!
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OK Now on to the PIE! (Thanks for the Key Lime Juice Evelynia!)

recipe

Crust
■18 whole Graham Crackers (the 4-section Large Pieces)
■1/3 cup Sugar
■1/3 cup Butter, Melted
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■ Filling
■1 Tablespoon (heaping) Lime Zest
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■1/2 cup Key Lime Juice
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■2 whole Egg Yolks
■1 can (14 Oz) Sweetened Condensed Milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

For the crust:
Crush crackers in a food processor.
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Pour them into a bowl and stir in sugar
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and melted butter.
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Press into a pie pan
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and bake for 5 minutes or until golden and set.
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Remove from oven and set aside to cool slightly.

For the filling:
Mix lime zest,
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lime juice (I used Key Lime Juice)
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and egg yolks
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in a mixing bowl.
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Add in condensed milk
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and mix on high until
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smooth and thick. Pour mixture into crust and bake for 15 minutes.
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Remove from oven, allow to cool, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour—more if possible.

Serve with sweetened whipped cream and more grated lime zest.
(I have NEVER in my life bought Cool Whip)
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I Cover my mixer when whipping heavy cream, as it goes EVERYWHERE when you turn it on high
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I say, whip it
Whip it good
I say, whip it
Whip it good

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Open WIDE!

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This Pie makes me VERY happy!

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Don’t bother me, I’m eating some Kicka$$ pie here!
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