Recipes November 2016 Country Kitchen Citrus pie

Citrus pie

Citrus pie
Citrus pie

Citrus pie


Courtesy of Karen Hill

Start-to-finish: 2 hours, 30 minutes (30 minutes active)

Serves 6-8

For the crust:

1 1/4 cup crushed pretzels 

1/4 cup melted butter or margarine 

1/4 cup sugar 

For the filling:

14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk

1/4 cup orange juice

Juice of 2 limes 

8 ounces whipped topping, such as Cool Whip, plus more for serving

Zest of one lime 


Heat oven to 350 F. Mix crust ingredients well and press into 9-inch pie plate. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly browned. Cool completely before adding filling. For the filling, blend condensed milk, orange juice and lime juice. Fold in whipped topping and place in cooled crust. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Garnish with a dollop of whipped topping and lime zest.