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Sara Ramirez's Key Lime Pie
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
½ cup sugar, (plus 2 tbsp. divided out)
4 tbsp unsalted butter, melted
4 egg yolks
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
½ cup fresh key lime juice or regular lime juice
¾ cup chilled heavy cream
Sliced limes for garnish
1 Preheat oven to 350°F. 2 Combine graham cracker crumbs, ½ cup sugar and butter. 3 Press mixture over bottom and up sides of 9" glass pie plate. 4 Bake crust in middle of oven for 10 minutes; let cool. 5 Whisk together egg yolks, condensed milk and lime juice. Pour mixture into crust. 6 Place on baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes, or until center is set. 7 Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. 8 In medium bowl, beat cream until frothy. Add 2 tbsp sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form. 9 Spread over pie and garnish with lime slices. Serves 8.
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