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Key Lime Pie Recipe – No Added Sugar Low Carb

Yields12 ServingsPrep Time25 minsCook Time5 minsTotal Time30 mins

This is a very easy recipe. I made four of these pies over the  weekend and I was able to knock them out in under an hour. I gave three  of the pies away and the recipients of these pies raved about how absolutely delicious they were.

You may have seen this recipe on our web site before but, I tweaked it a little bit to make it even tastier. You will love this pie and so will your family and you won't be getting all the sugar and carbs. Enjoy!

 1 cup pecans, ground
 3 tbsp butter, melted
 2 tsp Steviva Blend
 0.50 tsp coconut extract
 0.50 cup heavy cream (optional)
 1 envelope unflavored Knox gelatin
 3 un-sweetened Key Lime juice (I use Nellie and Joe's Famous Key Lime Juice. I found it at Safeway. If you can't find it you can order it on line at http://www.keylimejuice.com)
 0.33 cup boiling water
 0.33 cup cold water
 2 -(8 oz.) packages low fat cream cheese, cut into pieces
 0.25 cup Steviva Blend
 0.50 tsp coconut extract
 2 tbsp ground pecans
1

In a medium bowl, mix together 1 cup ground pecans, butter, 2 teaspoons Steviva Blend, and 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract. (To save time but, NOT calories, I used a graham cracker crust).

2

Press firmly into bottom and up sides of an 8 inch pie plate; refrigerate until firm. In a small bowl, whip the heavy cream with 2 tsp. Steviva Blend until soft peaks form. Set aside.

3

In a large bowl with high sides, mix the Knox gelatin with boiling water until all the gelatin has dissolved. Then stir in the cold water. With an electric mixer, slowly beat in the cream cheese. After all cream cheese is added, stir in remaining 1/2 teaspoon coconut extract, and beat at high speed until smooth.

4

Carefully fold in the whipped cream.

5

Use a spatula to scrape mixture into the pie pan and spread around. Sprinkle remaining 2 tablespoons ground nuts on top.

6

Refrigerate several hours or overnight to allow gelatin to set thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 serving

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g36%

Saturated Fat 87g435%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 42mg15%
Sodium 196mg9%
Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 46g16%

Dietary Fiber 13g52%
Sugars 3g
Protein 55g111%

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.