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Margarita Pie

Margarita Pie
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 8
Enjoy this frozen margarita pie – a luscious dessert made using pretzels, vanilla ice cream, tequila and citrus.
Updated November 4, 2010

Ingredients

  • 2 cups miniature pretzel twists
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
  • 1 (6-oz.) can frozen limeade concentrate, slightly thawed
  • 1 quart (4 cups) vanilla ice cream, slightly softened
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • 3 tablespoons tequila
  • 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. In food processor bowl with metal blade or blender container, process pretzel twists until crumbs form. Add sugar; process with on/off pulses to mix. Add margarine; mix well. With machine running, add 2 tablespoons of the limeade concentrate, processing until well mixed. Place mixture in ungreased 9-inch pie pan. With back of spoon, press mixture firmly in bottom and up sides of pan.
  • 2
    Bake at 375°F. for 5 to 7 minutes or until set. Place baked shell in freezer or refrigerator for 10 to 15 minutes to cool.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in clean food processor bowl with metal blade or large bowl for electric mixer, combine ice cream, remaining limeade concentrate, lime peel, tequila and liqueur; process or mix just until blended. Spoon into cooled baked shell. Freeze 2 hours or until firm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
30mg
10%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
26g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Fruit; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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