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Key Lime Pie

Dessert-8021
Crust  
1 package graham crackers
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup melted butter
 
Filling  
3 eggs
1   14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
3/4 cup key lime juice
1/2 pint whipped cream
 
Preparation
Crush graham crackers in food processor or in large zip lock bag with rolling pin. Pour crumbs into pie pan. Add 1/4 cup sugar and mix with fork. Pour the melted butter over crumbs in pie pan. Mix and press into bottom of pie pan and up the sides. Bake at 325 degrees F for approximately 8 minutes, until brown. Let cool. Whip 3 egg yolks with 1 can condensed milk. Gradually beat in lime juice. Pour into baked, cooled pie crust. Whip cream and add 1/4 cup sugar at end of whipping process. Spread whipped cream over pie and freeze. Take pie out of freezer and leave at room temperature for 20 minutes before serving.

Yield
8 servings

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