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.
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- 3 cups graham cracker crumbs
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 2/3 cup butter or margarine, melted
- 3 cans (14 ounces each) sweetened condensed milk
- 5 egg yolks
- 2 cups lime juice
- Whipped topping, lime slices and fresh mint, optional
- In a bowl, combine cracker crumbs, brown sugar and butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two greased 9-in. pie plate. In a mixing bowl, beat milk, egg yolks and lime juice on low for 2 minutes or until smooth and slightly thickened. Pour into prepared crusts.
- Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on wire racks for 1 hour. Chill for 6 hours. Garnish with whipped topping, lime and mint if desired. Yield: 2 pies (6-8 servings each).
Originally published as Texas Lime Pie in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p45
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Reviewed Mar. 13, 2016
"Fresh taste and easy to prepare."