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Cast Iron Key Lime Chilled Out Pie

Delicious, refreshing, chilled out pie! Perfect for any occasion!
Cuisine American
Keyword Cast Iron, Cold, Key Lime
Prep Time 40 minutes
Calories
Author Southern Cast Iron

Ingredients

  • 2 cups crushed graham crackers
  • 1/2 cup crushed pretzels
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tbls lime zest more to taste
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter plus 2 tbls
  • 1 1/2 cup packages cream cheese softened
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup bottled Key Lime juice more to taste
  • 1 tsp orange zest more to taste
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tbls lime zest more to taste
  • 1 handful white chocolate chips optional
  • 5 cup frozen whipped topping, one big tub thawed
  • 1 handful pretzels, crushed
  • 1 handful white chocolate chips, finely chopped
  • more lime zest optional
  • lime slices optional

Instructions

  • Mix crushed crackers, pretzels, nuts, 1 tbls lime zest and sugar together. Add melted butter. stir until everything is wet. Dump into greased cast iron skillet and press into bottom and sides to form a crust. Freeze for at least 30 minutes.
  • Blend with mixer cream cheese and confectioners' sugar. Add Key Lime juice, orange zest, orange juice, and 1 tbls of lime zest (or more to taste). Make sure it is all well incorporated. Throw in a handful of white chocolate chips (optional). Fold in thawed whipped topping.
  • Pour in filling mixture, sprinkle lime zest on top and freeze for 5 hours or until really firm. 
  • Mix crushed pretzels, white chocolate chips, and more lime zest (if desired) together and sprinkle on thawed pie. Decorate with lime slices (optional). 
    Cut, Serve, and Smile!