- May 4, 2016 at 11:38 pm #371697mosParticipant
Here’s a great gift from your kitchen to newlyweds or a house-warming present. Purchase a 9-in pie plate, a gift certificate for $10, and attach the recipe:
34 crackers, crushed
6 tbs butter, melted
2 limes, divided
2 8-oz pkg cream cheese, softened
14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
Heat oven to 350º.
Combine cracker crumbs and butter. Press onto bottom and up side of 9-inch pie plate.
Bake 10 min or until golden brown. Remove from oven. Cool 5 min.
Meanwhile, zest 1 lime. Set aside. Cut zested lime in half. Squeeze juice from lime halves. Beat cream cheese and milk with mixer until blended. Add lime juice and lemon juice. Mix well.
Spoon cream cheese mixture into crust. Smooth top. Cut remaining lime into 4 lengthwise quarters, then cut each quarter crosswise into thin slices. Arrange around edge of pie. Sprinkle with zest.
Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm. Serves 10
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