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Key Lime Pie with Golden Sandwich Cookie Crust

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • FOR THE CRUST
  • 27 golden sandwich cookies
  • 5 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • FOR THE PIE
  • 1 and 1/2 cups key lime juice from about 50 key limes OR bottled key lime juice
  • 2 fresh Persian limes juice and zest
  • two 14 ounce cans of sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 whole eggs

Instructions
 

  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees
  • MAKE THE CRUST
  • Crush the cookies into fine crumbs
  • Melt the butter
  • Mix the melted butter into the cookie crumbs well
  • Press the crumbs into the pie plate, I use a measuring cup
  • Bake the pie crust at 350 degrees for 12 minutes
  • Let the pie crust cool while you make the filling
  • LOWER THE OVEN TEMPERATURE TO 300 DEGREES
  • MAKE THE FILLING
  • Mix the bottled key lime juice with the fresh lime juice, lime zest, sweetened condensed milk, and eggs. Beat well
  • Pour the filling into the crust and bake in the middle of the oven for 35-40 minutes.
  • The pie will be a little jiggly in the center
  • Chill the pie for 6 hours or overnight
  • Serve with whipped cream