Lime Pie

I looked through every lime pie recipe listed here, and can't find one similar, so decided to post this. My mom won first place in the cream pie category at a cook off in their retirement community in Texas. I think the cream cheese gives it just that bit of difference.

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45mins
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  • Lime curd: Cook over medium heat: the sugar, butter, eggs, & lime juice, whisking until a mark holds (about 12 - 15 minutes). Stir in the zest & cool. Can be made up to one week ahead, kept in covered container.
  • Crust: Mix crumbs, butter & sugar well. Pat into a 9 inch pie pan. Refrigerate until firm.
  • Pie filling: Beat together: cream cheese, lime curd, lime zest, & lime juice. Whip the cream and powdered sugar. Fold 1/4 of the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture & then fold in the rest. Put into graham crust & chill.
  • Garnish with whipped cream & lime slices.
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"I looked through every lime pie recipe listed here, and can't find one similar, so decided to post this. My mom won first place in the cream pie category at a cook off in their retirement community in Texas. I think the cream cheese gives it just that bit of difference."
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  1. Sally
    Light, fluff, and just a oh yea, there is lime in there taste. Really just right. Followed the recipe exactly this time and glad I did. Waiting for the next time now! Thank you.
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  2. kstrating
    I looked through every lime pie recipe listed here, and can't find one similar, so decided to post this. My mom won first place in the cream pie category at a cook off in their retirement community in Texas. I think the cream cheese gives it just that bit of difference.
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