Key Lime Pie Recipe

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Summary

Health IndexAverageCuisine
CourseMethod
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Ingredients

 1 stick or 1/2 packet pie crust mix
 Sweetened condensed milk1 Can (10oz)
 Lemon peel1 Tablespoon, grated
 1/2 teaspoon grated lime peel
 Lime juice1/4 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon juice1/4 Cup (16 tbs)
 3 or 4 drops green food color
 Eggs3 , separated
 Cream of tartar1/4 Teaspoon
 Shredded coconut1/4 Cup (16 tbs), toasted

Directions

Prepare 9-inch Baked Pie Shell as directed on package.
Cool.
In large bowl, mix condensed milk, fruit peels, juices and food color.
Beat egg yolks; stir into juice mixture.
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff.
Fold gently into lemon-lime mixture; pile into pie shell.
Chill several hours until set Just before serving, sprinkle coconut over pie.
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