Beth Whisler's Perfect Key Lime Pie
For the Crust:
- 2 sleeves of graham crackers pulsed in food processor (3 cups)
- 1/2 cup butter melted
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 cup white sugar
For the Filling:
- 3 cans sweetened condensed milk
- 1-1/2 cups key lime or lime juice (can be freshly squeezed but must be strained for pulp)
- 4 eggs
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2: For the crust: Mix the crushed graham crackers, 1/2 cup melted butter, cinnamon and sugar together and press onto bottom and sides of 9-inch spring form pan.
Step 3: Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes
Step 4: After removing crust from the oven, turn oven temperature down to 325 degrees.
Step 5: For the filling: Whisk lime juice, eggs and sweetened condensed milk together.
Step 6: Pour into hot crust and bake 25-35 minutes until center is set - it may be a little jiggly.