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Mini Key Lime Pie

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 23 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 28 mins
  • yield Yield: 18 Mini Pies 1x
  • category Category: Dessert, Mini Bites, Appetizers

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Ingredients

Graham Cracker Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cup of graham cracker crumbs
  • 6 Tablespoons of butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • 2 Tablespoons of sugar

Key Lime Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 2 oz. of cream cheese, softened
  • 1 Tablespoon of lime zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 can of {14oz.} of low fat sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup of key lime juice {or lime}

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350º.
  2. In a small bowl mix graham cracker crumbs, sugar, melted butter, and lime zest. Mix until completely combined.
  3. Place cupcake liners in cupcake tins.
  4. Add 2 Tablespoons of the graham cracker mixture and press down in each cupcake liner.
  5. Bake for 8 minutes, remove from oven, and let completely cool.
  6. In a stand mixer, combine softened cream cheese, salt, and lime zest. Mix until combined.
  7. Add low fat sweetened condensed milk and mix until incorporated and no lumps of cream cheese remain.
  8. Mix in egg yolk and key lime juice until incorporated.
  9. Pour mixture into cooled graham cracker cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.
  10. Bake for 15 minutes at 350º.
  11. Remove from oven and place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.. Top with fresh lime zest. Serve.

Notes

{Filling recipe by Christine’s Cuisine}


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 178
  • Sugar: 18 g
  • Sodium: 151 mg
  • Fat: 8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24 g
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 31 mg