Recipe of the Week: Individual Key Lime Pies

These no-bake individual pies are perfect to serve to guests this summer! Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond from Food Network

 

Ingredients
Lime Curd:
1 cup lime juice

2 cups sugar

2 sticks unsalted butter

14 eggs

 

Crust Layer:
1/3 cup sugar

12 whole graham crackers

1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted

 

Topping:
1 1/2 cups whipping cream

1/2 cup powdered sugar

Lime zest, for garnish

 

Directions:

  1. For the lime curd: Combine the lime juice, sugar and butter in a medium saucepan and cook on a low flame until the butter melts. Beat the eggs, add to the saucepan and stir until combined. Bring to a simmer. Stir constantly and cook until the mixture is a thick and creamy consistency, 5 to7 minutes. Pass through a mesh strainer. Chill for 2 hours in the fridge.
  2. For the crust: Add the sugar and graham crackers to a food processor. Pour in the melted butter and pulse to combine.
  3. For the topping: Whip the cream with the sugar until stiff.
  4. To assemble, layer the crumb mixture into the bottom of a serving cup, followed by the lime curd. Top with the whipped cream mixture and garnish with lime zest