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Macadamia Key Lime Pie on the Weekend Diner

By Web Staff, WDBJ7, news@wdbj7.com
Published On: Jul 16 2013 05:57:19 PM EDT

Macadamia Key Lime Pie

Macadamia Key Lime Pie

Ingredients:
Crust
1 cup crushed shortbread cookies
1/2 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter melted

Filling
1 package 8oz cream cheese softened
1 can 14oz sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup key lime juice (or lime juice)
1 cup heavy whipping cream (or cool whip)
1/4 cup coarsely chopped Macadamia nuts
Lime peel (optional)

Method

In a small bowl, mix cookie crumbs, macadamia nuts, and sugar: stir in butter.

Press onto bottom and up sides of a greased 9in pie plate. Refrigerate 30 minutes.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in milk and lime juice until blended.

Transfer to crust. Refrigerate covered for at least 4 hours.

In a small bowl beat cream until soft peaks form: spoon or pipe onto pie.

Top with macadamia nuts and if desired lime peel.