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Recipe of the Day: Macadamia Key Lime Pie

Macadamia Key Lime Pie
Macadamia Key Lime Pie

MACADAMIA KEY LIME PIE

1 cup crushed shortbread cookies

1/2 cup finely chopped macadamia nuts

1/4 cup sugar

1/3 cup butter, melted

FILLING:

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened

1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

1/2 cup Key lime juice or lime juice

1 cup heavy whipping cream

1/4 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts

In a small bowl, mix cookie crumbs, macadamia nuts and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto bottom and up sides of a greased 9-inch 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, at least 4 hours.

In a small bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form; spoon or pipe onto pie. Top with macadamia nuts. Yield: 8 servings.

Taste of Home, June/July 2013

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