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Key Lime Pie with Chocolate Crust

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Ingredients

1½ cups crushed chocolate graham crackers (Or Famous Chocolate Wafers)

3 tablespoons sugar

1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Instructions

Spray the pan with non-stick spray.

Mix together crumbs and sugar in a bowl, add the butter and mix well.  Place on the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie pan, pressing down to compress the crust.

Bake at 350°F for 8 minutes. Allow to cool on a wire rack.

 

Key Lime Filling

3 cans sweetened condensed milk                          

9 egg yolks

1½ cups fresh squeezed lime juice

3 tablespoons grated lime zest

Place the condensed milk in a bowl.  Add the other ingredients and mix well.  Pour into the prepared chocolate crust.  Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes.  Allow to cool completely and chill for 4-6 hours or overnight before serving.  Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.