Key Lime Cheesecake Pie

Give each bite of velvety cheesecake a refreshing, citrus splash!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1
envelope unflavored gelatin
1/2
cup fresh lime juice
1
cup sugar
2
eggs, beaten
2
packages (3 oz each) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
cup whipping cream
1 1/2
teaspoons grated lime peel
1/2
cup whipping cream, whipped, sweetened
Lime slices
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Make pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell. Cool completely on cooling rack, about 15 minutes.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, sprinkle gelatin on lime juice. Let stand 5 minutes to soften. Using wire whisk, beat in sugar and eggs. Heat mixture to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat; boil gently 3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and butter. Pour in hot lime juice mixture; beat until smooth and well blended. Refrigerate about 45 minutes or until cool, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 In medium bowl, beat 1 cup whipping cream until stiff peaks form. Fold in cooled lime juice mixture and grated lime peel. Spoon into cooled pie shell. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and lime slices as desired. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    470
    (
    Calories from Fat
    290),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    32g
    32%
    (Saturated Fat
    18g,
    18%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    135mg
    135%;
    Sodium
    270mg
    270%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    41g
    41%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    28g
    28%
    ),
    Protein
    5g
    5%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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