Then put it to good use by making scrumptious Texas Lime Pie. The recipe comes from Diane Bell (left) of Manvel. "With the perfect balance of sweet and tart, this velvety pie is a great way to beat the Texas heat and Gulf Coast humidity," Diane notes. "With this simple recipe, even a novice cook can make a really memorable dessert," she adds.
"Being diabetic and having a craving for a butterscotch pie, I went into the kitchen and came up with this version that suits my diet and taste buds perfectly," explains Edward Post of Etiwanda, California. "Even my wife enjoyed it, and she usually doesn't go for my culinary creations."
I love bringing something sweet to a potluck, but I don’t like spending all day in the kitchen. This is a fresh, uncomplicated approach to making a company-worthy pie without feeling like you’re in dessert jail. —Gina Nistico, Taste of Home Food Editor
To save time when she needs a dessert in a jiffy, Sue Ross of Casa Grande, Arizona keeps this versatile crust mix on hand. The crumb mixture makes enough for four pies and complements the taste of most any filling.
Everyone is nuts about this rich refreshing pie. It comes in handy as a quick and easy no-bake dessert for church dinners, card parties, showers and drop-in company. Judges at a northwest Kansas fair declared it a grand-prize winner.
Creamy chocolate pie makes for an indulgent dessert. My light version let's you have this treat without any guilt. Sometimes I add a teaspoon of instant coffee granules to the sugar-cocoa mixture for a mocha pie.— Mary Ann Ring, Bluffton, Ohio
When I entered this pie in a baking contest, I decorated it with kiwi, orange and pineapple slices and scored top marks. The simplified version is just as delicious. —Helen Cunningham, Hesperia, California