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Key Lime-Buttermilk Icebox Pie


From Southern Living June 2015

Note: Use Crumb Crust recipe with butter crackers

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  • For Crumb Crust:
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed cookies or crackers, such as vanilla wafers, graham crackers, gingersnaps, saltine crackers or round buttery crackers
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp kosher salt (omit when using buttery crackers or saltines)
  • 6 Tbsp butter, melted
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • For Pie:
  • 1 (14-oz) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 Tablespoon loosely packed lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup Key lime juice
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • Buttery Cracker Crust, baked
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • Sweetened Whipped Cream


Servings 8
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 380mins


Step 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a bowl.

Beat egg yolks with a handheld mixer in a medium bowl at high speed 4 to 5 minutes or until yolks become pale and ribbons form on surface of mixture when beater is lifted. Gradually whisk in sweetened condensed milk mixture, and whisk until thoroughly combined; whisk in buttermilk. Pour mixture into prepared crust.


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