Individual Key Lime Pie Recipe

June 21, 2011

Mini Key Lime Pies
These adorable mini key lime pies, complete with toasted meringue topping!, are the quintessential summer dessert!

 Cool and refreshing, these little tartlets are just the thing for a hot summer night and the perfect ending for your next barbecue or cookout. You can make four individual mini pies or one full-sized key lime pie with this super tasty recipe!

Key Lime Pie Minis with Coconut Graham Crust
{Makes four 4-inch personal sized pies or  one 9-inch pie}

Crust:
1 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs
1/3 cup sweetened shredded coconut (preferably the frozen kind, defrosted)
2 tablespoons sugar
5 tablespoons butter, melted

Key Lime Filling:
4 egg yolks (reserve whites if making the meringue topping)
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar (I didn’t have this so didn’t use, mine came out fine)
1 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
1 cup key lime juice
3 tablespoons key lime zest (optional)

 




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