Key Lime Mousse Cups Recipe
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Key Lime Mousse Cups Recipe

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Light, lovely and laced with a splash of tart key lime juice, these fancy little phyllo cups are so refreshing served as an after-dinner dessert treat...and they take just minutes to whip up! —Suzanne Pauley, Renton, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:30 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 30 servings


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup Key lime juice
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 packages (1.9 ounces each) frozen miniature phyllo tart shells
  • Fresh raspberries and lime wedges, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 69 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 30mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (4g sugars, trace fiber), 1g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch, 1 fat


  1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, milk and juice until smooth; fold in whipped cream. Pipe into tart shells. Garnish with raspberries and lime wedges if desired. Serve immediately. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Key Lime Mousse Cups in Simple & Delicious June/July 2010, p37

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2014

"Have not made yet, but on my list for the weekend. Rating high anyway to say: I always bake my cups/shells for any recipe I use them in. Otherwise, they can get soggy and fall apart. Yum, luv key lime."

Reviewed May. 29, 2014

"Looks like it would be fun and easy to make. Can't wait to share it with my family."

Reviewed Apr. 30, 2014

"I made these for a baking contest /charity fundraiser. They won 1st place and everyone raved about them! They look and taste like you spent hours preparing them."

Reviewed Oct. 9, 2013

"These are great and easy to make. My kids don't like key lime pie, but they love these. Thank you for sharing."

Reviewed Sep. 26, 2013

"Well received at an administrative party we hosted."

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