Key Lime Pie with No Roll Crust
- Yield: 8 servings
- 1-1/2cup flour
- 2tablespoons sugar
- 1/2cup oil
- 1teaspoon almond extract
- 2tablespoons milk
- 1 8ozpackages softened cream cheese
- 1 14ozcans sweetened condensed milk
- 1/2cup key lime juice
- 3-- egg whites
- 1/4teaspoon cream of tartar
- 6tablespoons sugar
- 1/2teaspoon almond extract
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.