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Margarita Pie

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Servings: 8
Categories: Desserts / Frozen / Pies & Pastries

1 1/2  cups  Pretzels, finely crushed
1 1/3  cups  Sugar
1/2  cup  Butter, melted
1    Lime, zested (outer green
    grated off)
1/2  cup  Lime juice, freshly squeezed
14  ounces  Can sweetened condensed milk
2  tablespoons  Gold tequila
2  tablespoons  Triple sec
1  cup  Heavy cream, whipped
2    Drops green food coloring, (optional)
1/2  cup  Heavy cream, whipped
12    Pretzels
12    Mint leaves

In a medium bowl place the crushed pretzels, sugar, and melted butter. Mix the ingredients together well and press them into a 9" buttered pie pan. Chill the crust in the refrigerator for 1 hour. In another medium bowl place the lime zest, lime juice, sweetened condensed milk, tequila, and triple sec. Mix the ingredients together. Fold in the 1 cup of heavy cream, whipped, and the green food coloring. Pour the mixture into the pie crust. Freeze the pie for 4 hours. Decorate the pie with the 1/2 cup of whipped cream, pretzels, and mint leaves. Food & Wine RT [*] Category 5, Topic 9 Message 65 Fri Jan 01, 1993 PETCHY [Court.Jester] at 21:04 EST MM by QBTOMM and Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo moderator at net/node 004/005

From Flora: Someone wrote to me who tried this recipe made it in a springform cheesecake pan and it came out very well too. (8/13/99)

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