Coconut-Macadamia Key Lime Pie

Lime adds a tangy twist to this delicious pie made with coconut and nuts – a delicious baked dessert.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped
2
cups graham cracker crumbs
1
cup flaked coconut, toasted
1/2
cup butter or margarine, melted

Filling

2
cans (14 oz each) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)
1
tablespoon grated Key lime peel
1/2
cup Key lime juice
3
egg yolks
1
to 2 drops green food color, if desired
1
container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed

Garnish, if desired

Additional macadamia nuts, toasted
Additional toasted coconut
Key lime slices
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In small bowl, mix crust ingredients. Press in bottom and up side of 9-inch glass pie plate. Bake 12 minutes or until golden brown; cool.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat condensed milk, grated lime peel, lime juice, egg yolks and food color with electric mixer on medium speed about 1 minute or until well blended. Pour into partially baked crust.
  • 3 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until center is set. Cool on cooling rack 15 minutes. Cover; refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours but no longer than 3 days. Spread whipped topping over pie. Garnish with toasted macadamia nuts, coconut and lime slices.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    529
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    29g
    29%
    (Saturated Fat
    15g,
    15%
    ),
    Sodium
    225mg
    225%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    60g
    60%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    8g
    8%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 3 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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