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Tuesday's Cupboard—Retro Pies

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A summer's worth of retro pies!  


#1 — Easy Key Lime Pie 


An oldie, but a goodie!  I got this recipe from my gramma Pearle when I was living with her in Boulder City during the blistering hot summers I spent lifeguarding while I was in college.


It is a delicious, no-bake, frozen dessert that goes together super-fast!  These also make nifty little tarts.  If you have any leftover pie filling, use it as a fruit dip for fresh strawberries.
Serves 8
Prep Time:  20 minutes
Refrigerate for 1 - 2 hours before serving




Ingredients
•  1 (10 inch) prepared graham cracker crust
•  1 (14 oz.) can of sweetened condensed milk
•  1/2 c. key lime juice (bottled regular lime juice is fine or use a bag of fresh key limes (about 15, juiced)
•  1 (16 oz.) container of frozen whipped topping, thawed


Make It
1.  Mix together condensed milk & lime juice in a large mixing bowl.

2.  Fold in whipped topping and mix until smooth.

3.  Pour into graham cracker crust.  Freeze for 1 to 2 hours before serving.  If d…