Key Lime Pie With Coconut Cookie Crust

from Texas Co-Op Power Magazine, January 2008

Crust
43 vanilla wafers
1/2 c sweetened coconut
6 T melted butter

Pulse in food processor all the vanilla wafers (you’ll need 1 1/4 c crumbs). Add coconut and melted butter and pulse to blend. Press mixture along bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie pan.

Filling
3 egg yolks
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup key lime juice
1 t lime zest

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat yolks until they are lemon colored. Blend in sweetened condensed milk, then add lime juice and zest. Still until well blended. Bake 12 minutes until mixture is set. (If using glass pie pan, bake at 325 degrees). Serves 8-10.

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