Key Lime Pie

Feel free to use a purchased graham cracker crust for this recipe.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 2 hours 55 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1⁄2 cup butter, melted
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 5 large egg yolks
  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1⁄2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1⁄2 cup Key lime juice
  • 1 tsp. Key lime zest, plus extra for garnish
  • Whipped cream or whipped topping
  • 1 small Key lime, thinly sliced


  • Preheat oven to 325°F. In a small bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar. Press over the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate.
  • Using a mixer on low speed, beat egg yolks with sweetened condensed milk in a medium bowl. Blend in cream, Key lime juice, and 1 teaspoon zest. Pour into pie crust.
  • Bake for about 20 minutes or until firm. Let pie cool for 15 minutes. Refrigerate for about 2 hours or until completely set.
  • Before serving, top the whole pie with whipped cream or top individual servings with a dollop of whipped cream; garnish with lime zest and lime slices.