Key Lime Pie with No Roll Crust

  • Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

1-1/2 cup flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup oil
1 teaspoon almond extract
2 tablespoons milk
1 8oz packages softened cream cheese
1 14oz cans sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup key lime juice
3 -- egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
6 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Instructions

Mix flour & sugar in bowl.  Mix together oil, extract & milk.  Add to bowl & mix well with a fork.  Press into 9" pie plate using fingers (no need to roll out).  Bake at 375 until lightly browned, about 10-15 minutes.

Beat cream cheese.  Add milk until well blended & smooth.  Slowly add juice & mix well.  Pour into cooled crust.

Beat egg whites & cream of tartar until foamy.  Beat in sugar one tablespoon at a time.  Continue beating until stiff & glossy.  Do not under beat.  Beat in extract.  Spread onto filling and bake in pre-heated oven at 350 about 10 minutes, until lightly browned.  Cool at room temp, then store in refrigerator.

Serves 8

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