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Original Florida Key Lime Pie

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ready in: over 5 hrs
serves/makes:   8

recipe id: 3118

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1 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup margarine, softened
1/4 cup sugar


1/2 cup Key lime juice, fresh
14 ounces sweetened condensed milk
4 egg yolks, beaten


4 egg whites
1 lime, thinly sliced


CRUST: Combine graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Add softened margarine to mixture and blend well.

Press mixture on the bottom and up the sides of a 9" pie pan. Shell can be easily formed by sandwiching the mixture between 2-9" pans (grease the upper pan so that it will release easily). Bake for 5-8 minutes in an preheated 325 degrees F oven. Remove and let cool.

FILLING: Use a mixer at low speed to blend the condensed milk and egg yolks. Slowly add the lime juice. Mix until it thickens. Pour into the cooled crust and refrigerate overnight.

TOPPING: Whip egg whites at high speed until meringue consistency Cover pie, add lime slices and return to refrigerator for another hour. Serve chilled.

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334 calories, 14 grams fat, 46 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein per serving.
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