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Key Lime Pie Recipe

Classic key lime pie is creamy, tangy and completely irresistible. It's incredibly easy to make, and the perfect pie for summer. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Chilling 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 40 minutes
Servings 10 pieces
Calories 149 kcal


Graham Cracker Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups graham crumbs
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter melted

Pie Filling

  • 1 14oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • whipped cream & key limes for decorating


  1. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. 

Graham Cracker Crust

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the graham crumbs, sugar and melted butter.

  2. Press the mixture into the bottom and up the sides of an 8 or 9-inch pie plate.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes. Leave the oven turned on, and let the crust cool as you make the filling.

Pie Filling

  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sweetened condensed milk, lime juice, and egg yolks until smooth.

  2. Pour the batter over the crust.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes. It should look somewhat set, but still have a wobble to it. 

  4. Remove from the oven and cool fully. Then cover the top and refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.

  5. Top with whipped cream, lime zest and lime wedges. 

Recipe Notes

Store leftovers in the fridge. 

Nutrition Facts
Key Lime Pie Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 149 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 86mg4%
Potassium 42mg1%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 255IU5%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.