Sugar-Free Key Lime Pie

This is a sweet lime treat with some serious substitutions to reduce the calorie intake of the usually high-calorie dessert.

Serves: 10Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 4 hours 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 10


  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 Tbsp. plus 1⁄2 cup Splenda Granulated, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. Smart Balance Buttery Spread, melted
  • 1⁄2 tsp. lime zest
  • 6 oz. low-fat cream cheese
  • 1 package sugar-free instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1⁄2 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 cup key lime juice (5 to 6 limes), divided
  • 1 Tbsp. Knox Unflavored Gelatine


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Prepare graham cracker crust: In a large bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs and 1 tablespoon Splenda. Add melted Smart Balance; mix well. Press crumbs into 9-inch pie plate with the help of a flat surface such as the bottom of a glass. Bake 10 minutes; remove from oven and cool.
  • In a food processor, combine lime zest and 1⁄2 cup Splenda. Add cream cheese; process for 30 seconds. Add pudding mix and coconut milk; blend well.
  • Pour 1⁄4 cup lime juice into a small measuring cup or bowl; heat in microwave for 1 minute. Add gelatine to heated juice; dissolve completely.
  • Mix dissolved gelatine in remaining lime juice. Turn on food processor; pour lime juice into mixture slowly. Process until all ingredients are well combined.
  • Pour filling into pie shell; refrigerate 3 to 4 hours before serving. If desired, top with light whipped cream.