Pomegranate Pie

Recipe by chia2160
READY IN: 3hrs 40mins
YIELD: 1 pie




  • preheat the oven to 350.
  • for crust:
  • mix cookie crumbs, melted butter and salt in a bowl.
  • press into bottom and up the sides of a pie plate.
  • bake for 12 minutes until browned, remove and place on a wire rack to cool.
  • bottom layer:
  • in a small saucepan mix sugar and gelatin together.
  • add the juices and zest and heat over medium until dissolved, about 5 minutes.
  • refrigerate for 15 mniutes.
  • stir in pomegranate seeds and pour into pie crust.
  • refrigerate for 45 minutes.
  • top layer:
  • in a small glass bowl sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 c pomegranate juice.
  • let it stand 5 minutes to soften, then heat in a microwave for 20 seconds until softened.
  • meanwhile beat cream and sugar with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • slowly add cooled pomegranate mixture, beat until stiff peaks form.
  • remove the pie from the refrigerator and add whipped cream over bottom layer.
  • garnish with lime zest and pomegranate seeds.
  • refrigerate 2 hours or until firm enough to slice.