Servings: 12

Key Lime Pie Recipe {Lightened Up}

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
KEY LIME PIE RECIPE {LIGHTENED UP} – THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST KEY LIME PIE I’VE EVER HAD. HOMEMADE GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST, FLAVORFUL SWEET AND TANGY FILLING, MADE WITH GREEK YOGURT AND TOPPED WITH WHIPPED CREAM. JUST TRY IT, YOU’LL LOVE IT.
Easy way to lighten up Key Lime Pie Recipe. Made with Greek Yogurt, lime curd, homemade graham cracker crust. Flavorful summer dessert. Perfect slice of key lime pie on a plate with a fork.
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Ingredients

For the graham cracker crust:

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 5 tbsp melted butter
  • 1 tbsp sugar — (optional)

For the filling:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup key lime juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp key lime zest
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt

For the whipped cream:

Instructions

For the graham cracker crust:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

    In a bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar. Mix with a spatula to combine.

    Spread evenly on the bottom and sides of a pie dish (8 or 9 -inch pie pan).

  2. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until golden.

    Cool completely.

For the filling:

  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the filling. Mix well. You can use an electric mixer. 

  2. If the mixture does not appear smooth, strain through a fine mesh sieve.

    Pour over the crust. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until set.

    Remove from the oven an cool to room temperature. Then refrigerate for 1 hour. Serve with or without the whipped topping.

For the whipped cream:

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat heavy cream, vanilla and sugar together until stiff peaks. Lifting the whisk, the peaks should hold their shape. (Time may vary, depending on the type of cream and mixer used. It is anywhere between 2 and 5 minutes) 

Recipe Notes

Servings -12.
The calorie information does not include the whipped cream topping.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 204, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 73mg, Sodium: 135mg, Potassium: 163mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Sugar: 21g, Protein: 4g, Vitamin A: 305%, Vitamin C: 4%, Calcium: 117%, Iron: 0.5%