No-Bake Lime Pie

Recipe from Diabetic Living
No-Bake Lime Pie
30 mins
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  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 1 3/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 8 ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel), softened
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 3 drops green food coloring
  • 1 recipe Graham Cracker Piecrust (see recipe below)
  • Frozen fat-free whipped dessert topping (optional)
  • Finely shredded lime peel (optional)
Graham Cracker Piecrust
  • 1 cup finely crushed graham crackers
  • 3 tablespoons melted margarine
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or sugar substitute* equivalent to 1 teaspoon sugar

To soften gelatin, in a small saucepan, stir together gelatin and 1/2 cup of the milk; let stand about 5 minutes or until gelatin is softened (the mixture will be thick). Cook and stir over low heat until the gelatin is dissolved.
For filling, in a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Beat in lime juice, sugar, and food coloring. (The mixture will thicken slightly when lime juice is added.) Gradually beat in the remaining 1-1/4 cups milk and the gelatin mixture. Cover and chill about 30 minutes or until mixture mounds when lifted with a spoon, stirring occasionally.
Pour the chilled filling into Graham Cracker Piecrust. Cover pie loosely; chill for 4 to 24 hours. Before serving, if desired, top with dessert topping and lime peel. Makes 8 servings.
Graham Cracker Piecrust
In a medium bowl, stir together crushed graham crackers, melted margarine, and sugar. Pat the crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom and up the side of a 9-inch pie plate.


  • *Sugar Substitute:

    Choose Equal® Spoonful or packets. Follow package directions to use product amounts equivalent to 1 teaspoon and 2 tablespoons sugar.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 194, Fat, total (g) 12, chol. (mg) 23, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 14, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 9, sodium (mg) 250, Other Carb () 1, Medium-Fat Meat () 1, Fat () 1.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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