Classic Key Lime Pie With Gingersnap Crust

  • Prep Time:
    45 minutes

  • Cook Time:
    28 minutes

  • Yield:
    10 servings


  • 1 1/2 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 5 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 (14 oz.) cans sweetened condensed milk
  • 2/3 cup Santa Cruz Organic® Pure Lime Juice
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • 1/2 pint heavy whipping cream (1 cup) chilled
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 lime, sliced for garnish


  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.
  2. For Crust: COMBINE gingersnap cookie crumbs and sugar. Add butter. Stir until evenly moistened. Press mixture against bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate to form crust. Bake 10 minutes. Cool 15 minutes on wire rack.
  3. For filling: BEAT sweetened condensed milk, lime juice, sour cream and lime peel in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until blended. Pour filling into crust. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until tiny bubbles begin to form on surface of pie. Cool on wire rack 15 minutes. Chill 2 hours.
  4. For topping: BEAT cream, powdered sugar and vanilla in large mixing bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until stiff peaks form. Top pie with whipped cream. Garnish with lime. Chill 1 hour before serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 slice, 1/10 of pie
Calories Per Serving: 500
Total Fat Grams: 25g
Calories From Fat Grams: 220
Saturated Fat Grams: 14g
Saturated Fat Grams Percent Daily Value: 71%
Cholesterol: 70mg
Cholesterol Percent Daily Value: 24%
Sodium: 230mg
Sodium Percent Daily Value: 10%
Carbohydrates: 65g
Carbohydrates Percent Daily Value: 22%
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Dietary Fiber Percent Daily Value: 3%
Sugars: 58g
Protein: 8g
Vitamin A Percent Daily Value: 10%
Calcium Percent Daily Value: 25%
Vitamin C Percent Daily Value: 2%
Iron Percent Daily Value: 4%
Trans Fat: 0.5g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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