Back to Readers' Favorite Recipes Key Lime Pie

A dessert favorite that's famous for its smooth, creamy texture and unique cool lime taste. A light, refreshing treat that's sure to please pie lovers.


1 cup graham cracker crumbs
2 Tablespoons melted margarine
2 Tablespoons NutraSweet® Spoonful
1 envelope (1/4 ounce) unflavored gelatin
1 3/4 cups skim milk
1 package (8 ounces) reduced fat cream cheese, softened
1/3 to 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup NutraSweet® Spoonful
Lime slices
Mint sprigs


Combine graham cracker crumbs, margarine and 2 Tablespoons NutraSweet® Spoonful in bottom of 7-inch springform pan; pat evenly on sides and 1/2-inch up the side of the pan.

Sprinkle gelatin over 1/2 cup of the milk in small saucepan; let stand 2 to 3 minutes. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until gelatin is dissolved. Beat cream cheese until fluffy in small bowl; beat in remaining 1 1/4 cups milk and the gelatin mixture. Mix in lime juice and 1/2 cup NutraSweet® Spoonful. Refrigerate pie until set, about 2 hours.

To serve, loosen side of pie from pan with small spatula and remove side of pan. Place pie on serving plate; garnish with lime slices and mint.

Nutritional Information

Serving size: 1 slice
Yield: 8 servings
Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 fat
Nutrition: 150 Calories, 6 g Protein, 11 g Carbohydrate, 10 g Fat

Equal® Sweetener and NutraSweet® brand sweetener are registered trademarks of The Nutraweet Company. Recipe used with permission.

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Last Updated: Tuesday August 29, 2006 18:06:48
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