zesty lime pie

crust ingredients:
7-8 whole graham crackers, crushed
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, melted
2 Tbs sugar

pie filling ingredients:
4 large egg yolks
1 can sweetened condensed milk
½ cup squeezed lime juice (4-5 limes)
2 tsp. grated lime skin (zest)
8 oz. cool whip or 1/2 pint (8 oz) whipped cream--- I
prefer whipped cream!! yummmm

crust directions:
Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray 9-inch-diameter pie dish with nonstick spray. Blend graham crackers, melted butter, and 2 tablespoons sugar in processor/blender until moist clumps form. Press crumb mixture over bottom and up sides of prepared pie dish. Bake crust until lightly browned, about 13-15 minutes.

pie filling directions:
beat yolks and 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk.
then blend other 1/2 can sweetened condensed milk, lime juice and zest all together. add cool whip or whipped cream.
pour in shell and bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes.
let cool completely.
garnish however you like.

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