Eagle Brand's Key Lime Pie
- Preheat oven to 325°F In medium mixing bowl, beat egg yolks; gradually beat Eagle Brand and lime juice. Stir in food coloring, if using. Pour into pastry shell.
- Bake 30 minutes. Remove from oven. Increase oven temperature to 350°F.
- Meanwhile, for meringue, with clean mixer, beat egg whites and cream of tartar to soft peaks. Gradually beat in sugar, 1 tablespoons at a time. Beat 4 minutes or until stiff, glossy peaks form and sugar is dissolved.
- Immediately spread meringue over hot pie, carefully sealing to edge of crust to prevent meringue from shrinking. Bake 15 minutes. Cool 1 hour. Chill at least 3 hours. Store covered in refrigerator.