Ready for a sweet and fun island adventure?! This Twisted Key Lime Pie is about to take your tastebuds there! With a unique, crunchy macadamia nut crust and creamy key lime filling, this recipe is a refreshing tropical twist on a classic dessert. Every bite will transport you to island time, with its tangy lime flavor and a nutty texture that will convince your tastebuds that you live by the sea now. Perfect for any occasion, Twisted Key Lime Pie will be a hit with anyone who loves a little coastal excitement with their sweets!

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Ingredients

For the crust:

  • 1 cup shortbread cookies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup macadamia nuts, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted

For the filling:

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup Key lime juice or lime juice
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup macadamia nuts, coarsely chopped

Directions

Step 1 –Grease a 9-inch pie plate.

Step 2 –In a small bowl, mix the cookie crumbs, 1/2 cup of the macadamia nuts, and the sugar together.

Step 3 –Stir the melted butter into the pie crust mixture.

Step 4 –Press the pie crust mixture into the bottom and up the sides of the prepared pie plate.

Step 5 –Refrigerate the crust for 30 minutes.

Step 6 –In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese until it is smooth.

Step 7 –Beat the milk and the lime juice into the cream cheese until it is blended.

Step 8 –Evenly spread the filling mixture into the pie crust.

Step 9 –Refrigerate the pie, covered, for at least 4 hours and up to overnight.

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Step 10 –In a small bowl, beat the heavy whipping cream until soft peaks form.

Step 11 –Spoon or pipe the whipped cream onto the pie and sprinkle with the remaining macadamia nuts.

Step 12 –Slice and serve.