Try this version of Key lime pie for a refreshing summer dessert.
Key Lime Pie Bars
1 1/4 cup graham crackers, crushed into crumbs
1/3 cup sugar
5 Tablespoons butter, melted
3 egg yolks
1 1/2 teaspoons lime zest
2/3 cup Key lime juice (regular lime juice also works)
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup heavy cream, whipped
Preheat oven to 350º F.
Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter. Press into an 8- or 9-inch square glass dish. Bake 10 minutes. Let cool completely.
Mix egg yolks and lime zest with an electric mixer on high for at least 5 minutes. Add condensed milk slowly while mixing on a lower setting. Mix until thick. Add lime juice, and mix for another minute.
Using a spatula, spread filling over crust. Bake for 10 minutes.
Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.
Top with whipped cream and a thin lime wedge for garnish.
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