It’s summertime folks, which means it’s the absolute perfect time for key lime pie! Try this incredible recipe that includes a macadamia nut crust.

There is only one kind of pie I want in the summer and that’s key lime pie! I have so many memories vacationing with my family, sitting out on the porch overlooking the beach, eating the delicious, tangy confection. I associated it with southern beaches so when I discovered the pie may have first originated in New York, I was shocked. But not shocked enough to stop eating one of my favorite desserts, do I seem crazy to you? Now you can make a perfect key lime pie at home with this easy-to-follow, tasty recipe!

According to, there are 7 key elements to a perfect key lime pie:

    • Extra thick and nutty crust
    • 3 ingredient filling
    • Easy to make
    • Totally refreshing
    • Mega key lime flavor
    • Topped with homemade whipped cream
    • Sweet, salty, citrus-y, buttery, creamy, and tangy all in one

If all of those things make your mouth water, here’s what you’ll need for your key lime pie recipe:

  • graham crackers
  • salted macadamia nuts
  • granulated sugar
  • unsalted butter
  • full-fat sweetened condensed milk
  • key lime juice
  • large eggs
  • for garnish: lime zest, lime slices, macadamia nuts, whipped cream, or meringue topping

If you have everything you need, head over to to find out how to put this scrumptious dessert together. You can thank me later!