No bake Key lime pie

The only thing I can say about this pie is WOW…..

Lately I am loving the no bake part of making desserts and since I just found the perfect consistency to making no bake cheesecake I can actually obtain endless variations. Loving that….

Again, this one is super simple and very refreshing. I made it for a lunch date I had with one of my girlfriends after having some spicy Indian food. It was just the perfect end to our meal.

You can use any pan you wish. In this case I used a 9 inch tart pan with removable bottom but you can use either a cheesecake pan with removable bottom of any size you prefer or a springform pan.

I am planning on making a raspberry and cappuccino no bake cheesecake. I am super excited. I just hope they turn out ok so that I can post the recipe. Until then….

Enjoy!!

You can perfectly make this pie in any other pan you may prefer. A springform or a cheesecan pan with removable bottom will work well.

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No bake Key lime pie

Miryam's original recipe

Yield: 8-10 servings

Ingredients:

8 oz cream cheese, 1/3 less fat
1 cup heavy cream
3/4 cup confectioner's sugar
Juice of 3-4 key limes, regular limes will also work

Crust

1 1/2 cup oats
1 1/2 cup honey nut cheerios, I used multigrain cheerios from TJoes
1 stick butter, melted

 

Directions:

In a food processor pulverize the oats and cheerios. Transfer to a 9 inch tart pan with removable bottom and add the melted butter. Combine and press down onto the base and sides of the cake pan.You can also use a sprinform pan or a cheesecake pan with removable bottom.

In a bowl combine the cream cheese, sugar and lime juice. In another bowl whipped the heavy cream. Fold the whipped cream into the lime cream cheese mixture.

Add the cream cheese mixture over the crust and decorate as desired. Refrigerate over night.

Click here for a healthier revised no bake key lime pie recipe

 Nutrition facts calculated based on the recipe giving 8 servings

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