Monday, June 4, 2012

White Chocolate Key Lime Pie







White Chocolate Key Lime Pie
You can use key limes or regular limes for this pie.


This pie is very rich and creamy. The perfect combo of sweet chocolate and tart lime. The name of this pie just sounded like it would take forever to make that I wasn't even going to attempt to make it; however it is super easy and OH-SO worth it! Well, maybe not for your thighs because you WILL eat more than one slice :) 



PRETZEL CRUST: My favorite with this pie
  • 1 1/4 cups crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 3/8 cup melted butter

To Make Crust: In a bowl, combine pretzel crumbs, sugar, and butter. Dig in with your hands, and cover your pie tin with this yummy crust.

-OR-
you can use a graham cracker crust


PIE FILLING:

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 11 oz. white chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1/3 cup lime juice

HOW TO: 


In a small sauce pan, melt the white chocolate chips and the cream. Cook this over low heat until creamy. While stirring, add lime zest and juice. Next add the sour cream. Make sure you add this at the end so it doesn't curdle over the heat.



 Pour into your pie crust then cover and place it in the fridge over night.

 I used the store bought crust because I had one BUT it isn't nearly as good... so make the homemade kind and you won't be sorry. I like using the Pretzel crust because the salty pretzels complement the richness of the sweet key lime pie.
Hmmm... what should I do while I am waiting? 



bowling with the limes of course. Duh!! Why didn't I think of that;) 





When the pie is done, you can garnish it with limes and chocolate or just skip that step and dive right in :)



original recipe found here and adjusted by me.

10 comments:

  1. This recipe sounds so good! Thanks for sharing! I just featured it at my blog, i hope it's ok with you :)
    Patty at My Craft Spotlight

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  2. Hi! Visiting from tt&j. Holy yum! This sounds and looks delicious! I love white chocolate chips.. and who doesnt love key lime pie?! Extra yum!

    If you get a chance I would love for you to share this at my Friday party going on now :)

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  3. Yum! I love Key Lime Pie... pinning this! xoxo

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  4. This sounds incredible. I love the idea of a pretzel crust.

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  5. Wow, this combines two of my favs - chocolate & lime. Yum-my! Hope you are doing well. I wish we could go to Haven. Everyone's been talking about it.

    Warmly, Michelle
    PS - I had to RE=follow you! Dumb Google. Ha ha.

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  6. Hi Bridget! You have such a wonderful blog. Your pictures are amazing! Can't wait to try this recipe!

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